Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Edmund Aylburton Willis

 (1808 - 1899)
Edmund Aylburton Willis was active/lived in New York.  Edmund Willis is known for landscape with figures, genre and animal painting.

Edmund Aylburton Willis

Born in Bristol, England on October 12, Edmund Willis drew acclaim as a landscape painter until his death at age 91. Adopting the United States as his homeland, Willis exhibited numerous times at the National Academy of Design.

Of interest to note is that he exhibited under several different names: A. VanWillis from 1852-1862 and also as A.V. Willis in 1862. He was also known as Edmund van Willis.

He is listed in Who Was Who in American Art by Falk; The Dictionary of American Artists, Sculptors and Engravers by Young; and in the New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America 1564-1860 by Groce and Wallace.

Website of Studio Antiques and Fine Art, Accessed 10/2015
<  ...  Displaying 750 of 753 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Edmund Aylburton Willis

Born:  1808 - Bristol, England
Died:   1899 - Brooklyn, New York
Known for:  landscape with figures, genre and animal painting