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Thomas (TW) Willis

 (1850 - 1925)
Thomas (TW) Willis was active/lived in New York / Denmark.  Thomas Willis is known for marine art, ship portrait painting on silk.

Thomas (TW) Willis

Note from Robert Willis, great grandson of the artist:

I found your site quite informative - you are the only site, in my opinion, that have the dates for his life correctly listed. All other sites I have found list him as dying well short of 1925. Most bracket his life from 1850 to 1910, which I am sure is not correct because I own one of his signed ship portraits dated 1920. It was given to my grandfather who was the son of the artist.

Some other facts surrounding Thomas are rather confusing. He is listed in a number of places as Thomas Willes and as originally from Denmark. His relationship with Antonio Jacobson, who was from Denmark, makes me wonder.

My Grandfather was his only son from his last wife, and I believ  ...  Displaying 750 of 5362 characters.

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About  Thomas (TW) Willis

Born:  1850 - Denmark
Died:   1925 - New York City
Known for:  marine art, ship portrait painting on silk