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Philip Wilson Steer

1860-1942 England/Impressionism

 

Brief Biography-Philip Wilson Steer from Birkenhead, Liverpool, was a renowned landscape impressionist painter. He also painted portraits as his father, Philip, was a portrait painter. He first studied at the age of eighteen in the South Kensington School of Art, and from there, he went to the Académie Julian and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts Paris.
He was a New English Art Club founder and taught at the Slade School of Fine Art. While he lived in London, he regularly painted in the English countryside during the summer months.
He gained the Order of Merit for his paintings of the Royal Navy, which the British War Memorials Committee commissioned him to do during the first world war.

 

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children on the
beach southwold

children on the beach southwold

dover harbour from
the parade

dover harbour from the parade


hydrangeas

hydrangeas

summer
at cowes

summer at cowes

the beach
at etaples

the beach at etaples

the beach at
walberswick

the beach at walberswick

the
black hat

the black hat

young woman
on the beach

young woman on the beach