(1864 - 1941)
Wynford Dewhurst was active/lived in United Kingdom. Wynford Dewhurst is known for painting.
Biography Wynford Dewhurst
Wynford Dewhurst was colourful and controversial character on the Anglo-French art scene at the turn of the twentieth century. Born in Manchester in 1864, he embarked initially on a legal training, but, at the age of 27, he went to Paris to study art and was immediately attracted to Impressionism. In 1904 he published a book, dedicated to Claude Monet, Impressionist Painting: its Genesis and Development, which was the first important study of the French Impressionists to be published in English. Dewhurst's thesis was that the English landscape tradition, especially the work of Constable and Turner, was at the root of modern French painting and he wrote that, ".….It cannot be too clearly understood that the Impressionistic idea is of English
... Displaying 750 of 757 characters.
also viewed by people who viewed Wynford Dewhurst