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William Bowyer

 (1926 - 2015)
William Bowyer was active/lived in England.  William Bowyer is known for abstract landscape and waterscape painting, portraiture, teaching.

William Bowyer

Following is the obituary of William Bowyer by Christopher Masters, The Guardian, London, Web, 19 March 2015.

William Bowyer, who has died aged 88, represented a tradition in British painting that extended back to the late 19th century. As honorary secretary of the New English Art Club for three decades, he was a fitting successor to luminaries such as Philip Wilson Steer, John Singer Sargent and Stanhope Forbes. His art was essentially conservative, but his bright hues and lucid compositions gave his landscapes – above all the Suffolk coast and the riverside at Chiswick in west London – a post-impressionist brilliance. He was also a distinguished member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, his subjects ranging from the   ...  Displaying 750 of 4589 characters.

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Self Portrait with Lillies

About  William Bowyer

Born:  1926 - Leek, Staffordshire, England
Died:   2015 - England
Known for:  abstract landscape and waterscape painting, portraiture, teaching