(1856 - after 1910)
William Wilson Cowell was active/lived in Nova Scotia, Illinois / Canada. William Cowell is known for marine-harbor view, coastals, landscape.
Biography William Cowell
The following, submitted January 2004, is from Maureen Ross, niece of Mrs. Gwen Hylands.
In the late 1800's Mr. Cowell stayed in Yarmouth Nova Scotia for a summer painting scenes from the area. My Aunt Gwen Hylands has four of his paintings. When I questioned her as to where she got them, she told me back then Mr. Cowell spent the summer in Yarmouth with her late husband's mother and father, the Parkers. After the summer was over and before he left, he gave Mr and Mrs Parker four of his paintings.
When they passed away these paintings went to their son Pat, my uncle, and when he died my aunt took possession of them. Two are paintings of the ocean and two are country scenes. All these paintings are signed by Mr. Cowell, I've
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