William John Bertram Newcombe
(1907 - 1969)
William John Bertram Newcombe was active/lived in British Columbia / Canada, England. William Newcombe is known for abstraction, figure and landscape painting, collage and ink drawing.
Photo by Harold Sumberg. Courtesy Maynards Fine Art, Vancouver.
Biography William John Bertram Newcombe
William John Bertram Newcombe CSGA, CWCS (1907 - 1969)
A painter and commercial artist, William John Bertram Newcombe was born in Victoria, British Columbia and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. He lived in Toronto, Ontario (1936 - 1955) and London, England (1955 - 1969), where he died. (1)
His mediums included oil, watercolor, gouache*, pen & ink, collage* and mixed mediums. His subjects included, faces, figures, landscapes, street scenes, country roads, coastal views, and as an abstractionist - shape, color and texture. His styles included Abstract Expressionism*, Color Field Painting*, Constructivism*, Fauvism* and Cubism*; AskART has some good illustrations of his work.
He's considered self taught, however
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