Robert Polhill Bevan
(1865 - 1925)
Robert Polhill Bevan was active/lived in England, Poland. Robert Bevan is known for city scenes and rural landscape painting, drawing, lithography.
Robert Polhill Bevan (5 August 1865 - 8 July 1925) was an English painter, draughtsman and lithographer*. He was a founding member of the Camden Town Group*, the London Group, and the Cumberland Market Group.
He was born in Brunswick Square, Hove, near Brighton, the fourth of six children of Richard Alexander Bevan and Laura Maria Polhill. The Bevans had been a Quaker family with long associations with Barclays Bank. They were descended from Silvanus Bevan the Plough Court apothecary and Robert Barclay the Quaker Apologist. The family, who could trace direct descent from Iestyn ap Gwrgant, had left Wales in the 17th century and settled in London.
His first teacher of drawing was Arthur Ernest Pearce, who late ... Displaying 750 of 9857 characters.