Early March, Addington, Surrey, watercolor, signed,
11" x 14.5" unframed.
About the Painting: Very good condition. The camera flash has
heighted the color, somewhat,
and the right
hand side of the painting is
cropped in the
image. It will be matted and
in the meantime is priced and
About the Artist: William Eyre (1891-1979) was a landscape
painter of extraordinary talent who exhibited
at the Croydon Art Society for the best part
of twenty years, with the likes of Hesketh
Hubbard, PRBA, ROI, FSA, Jack Merriott, RI,
William Watkins, RI, William Fryer and Cicely
In 1971, Eyre moved to North Wales where
he remained for the rest of his life, however
he still regularly contributed to the Croydon
Art Society’s exhibitions, although he no
longer put his works up for sale. His works
record the myriad of places that he visited,
not only in England but on the Continent,
and cover all seasons, but it was the sublime
landscapes of Northern Wales that proved
to be his final and most haunting inspiration;
he died there in 1979.
Eyre’s works show considerable
skill in the
handling of both oil and watercolour,
very different mediums, and his
have even been likened to Whistler.
sense of drama and simplicity
has also drawn comparisons with
there is a clear link to be made
work of Edward Seago. Source: James Harvey British Art, London.
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