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William Flint

 (1880 - 1969)
William Russell (Sir William) Flint was active/lived in United Kingdom, Scotland, England.  William Flint is known for painiting, printmaking and illustration.

Biography  
William Flint


In December 1969, Sir William Russell Flint died, aged 89, leaving behind one of the finest and most sought after collections of watercolours.

Born in Edinburgh, 4th April 1880, his remarkable talent was discovered at an early age.

Having been a student at the Royal Institution School of Art in Edinburgh, and serving a six year apprenticeship at a large printing works, he decided to move to London to become a medical illustrator at the age of 20.

In 1903 he joined the Illustrated London News, which took his talents to the far reaches of the British Empire thanks to its extensive distribution.

He married Sibylle Sueter in 1905 and eventually became a freelance artist in 1907, which lead him  ...  Displaying 750 of 2889 characters.



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Self-portrait of the artist in his studio (recto) and landscape (verso)




About  William Flint

Born:  1880 - Edinburgh, Scotland
Died:   1969 - London, Engliand
Known for:  painiting, printmaking and illustration