Brangwyn, Sir Frank William RA, RWS, PRBA, RE, HRSA (English)
1867 - 1956
The Mills of Crijitano, color woodcut (bookplate), London, 1923,
5" x 6" plus margins.
About the Woodcut: Very good condition; unframed.
$ 145.00 inclusive of S/H/I*
Windmill and Cart, etching, pencil signed lower right,
18.75" x 20.75" plate, 31.5"
x 32.25" frame.
About the Etching: Very good condition; original frame (image
$ 1200.00 inclusive of S/H/I*
Gallery Price Guide - Prints $150 - $1,000; Watercolors (drawings)
$500 - $5,000; Oils $1,000 - $100,000.
About the Artist: Painter of genre, architectural subjects,
industrial scenes, marines and figures,
oil and water-colour. Also masterful
and lithographer. Born on 13th May
Bruges, Belgium, the son of a Welsh
Received his early art training from
father but no formal study. Then worked
three years in the Oxford Street workshops
of William Morris 1882-84 when he was
in making facsimilies of Flemish tapestries.
The Morris period was interspersed
travel and after leaving Morris his
of the sea led him to further visits
He stayed for a time in Sandwich, Kent,
he had to sell his marine drawings
sums in order to live. Began exhibiting
the R.A. in 1885. At this time he visited
North Africa and the countries around
Black Sea. Later to Russia, Spain,
France, South Africa, Malaya and Japan.
1890 onwards he achieved quick success,
the gold medal at the Chicago Exhibition
for the Convict Ship. He had an international reputation both
as a painter and etcher, and was honoured
by many foregin academies. In 1924
exhibition of his work was opened at
Gate by the Prime Minister of the day,
MacDonald. One-quarter of his total
was shown and the exhibition was an
triumph. Elected R.E. 1904, A.R.A.
R.A. 1919. Knighted 1941. Died on 11th
1956 at his home in Ditchling, Sussex.
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