(1860 - 1943)
Walter Taylor was active/lived in England. Walter Taylor is known for interior and still life oil and watercolor painting.
Biography Walter Taylor
The watercolour painter Walter Taylor remains, as he was in his own lifetime, a relatively unknown artist, remembered chiefly for his enduring friendship with his exact contemporary Walter Sickert. Little biographical detail is known about him.
Taylor was born in Leeds on 16 February 1860, and was educated privately owing to ill health. His father was a successful tobacco manufacturer and Taylor had a privileged upbringing. Ironically, the family could have been even richer were it not for the fact that Taylor's father was persuaded to sell his shares in Wills Tobacco, convinced by his financial advisors that the passion for cigarettes would not last. Nevertheless, Taylor never had to earn a living and, although he undertook trainin
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