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William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E. Art

British, 1851-1931
William Lionel Wyllie was an artist in oil, watercolor, etching, and aquatint of marine and tidal Thames subjects. Born in London, he studied art at the Heatherleys in 1865, and at the Royal Academy Schools between 1866-69, winning the Turner Medal in 1869. Wyllie took up etching in 1883 when Robert Dunthorn commissioned an etching of Wyllie's painting 'Toil, Glitter, Grime and Wealth on a flowing Tide', which celebrated the industrial Thames, and had had great success at the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy, being bought by the Chantrey Bequest. He lived in Portsmouth for many years from 1907 and died in London on 6th April 1931. Acknowledged as one of the leading marine artists at the turn of the century. Marine Painter to the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, Ryde. Work in the National Maritime Museum.
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Artist: William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E.
William Wyllie Maritime Painting
By William Lionel Wyllie
Located in Lake Worth Beach, FL
Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: William Wyllie (British, 1851-1931) Marking(s); notes: marking(s) Materials: canvas Dimensions (H, W, D): 11.5"h, 19.5"w; 17.75"h, 25.75"w frame Additi...
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Early 20th Century William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E. Art

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Canvas

Unloading The Day's Catch - Fishermen Sail Boats Horse Windmill Holland ca 1900
By William Lionel Wyllie
Located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA
A lovely oil painting by William Lionel Wyllie (1851-1931) referred to as "Britain's premier marine artist of the later Victorian & early 20th century." Framed. Oil on paper laid on ...
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Early 1900s English School William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E. Art

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Bergen, Norway - Ships in The Harbor - Houses & Figures - circa 1906
By William Lionel Wyllie
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A lovely watercolor by William Lionel Wyllie (1851-1931) referred to as "Britain's premier marine artist of the later Victorian & early 20th century." Wyllie traveled to Norway in 19...
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Early 1900s English School William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E. Art

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Paper, Watercolor

London Bridge.
By William Lionel Wyllie
Located in Storrs, CT
London Bridge, London. 1924. Etching and drypoint. 6 3/8 x 14 3/4 (sheet 9 7/8 x 17 1/4). Mat line; otherwise fine condition. A rich impression with dryp...
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1920s Modern William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E. Art

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Drypoint, Etching

The Thames and the Tower of London
By William Lionel Wyllie
Located in Storrs, CT
The Thames and the Tower of London. 1924. Etching and drypoint. 6 3/8 x 14 3/4 (sheet 10 1/4 x 17 1/4). Mat line; otherwise fine condition. A rich impr...
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1920s Modern William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E. Art

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Drypoint, Etching

Westminster Flood Tide
By William Lionel Wyllie
Located in Storrs, CT
Westminster, Flood Tide. c. 1924. Etching. 9 x 13 3/4 (sheet 13 3/8 x 17 5/8). A fine impression printed on cream wove paper. Signed in pencil. Housed in a 16 x 20-inch archival ma...
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Mid-20th Century Modern William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E. Art

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Drypoint, Etching

Our Fathers, To The Memory of the nameless Killed and Wounded.
By William Lionel Wyllie
Located in Storrs, CT
Set of 4 etchings. Each 12 1/4 x 8 1/4. Poem by Captain Ronald A. Hopwood. R.N. Each etching in fine condition, on the full sheet of cream wove paper. Each signed in pencil lower left. Each sheet housed in a 20 x 16-inch archival mat After the Battle of Jutland when the press was critical of Britannia’s apparent failure to pull off a clear victory, the Times of London published a poem by Captain Hopwood, R.N. entitled “The Old Way”. Within this was a further poem, “Our Fathers...
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Early 20th Century William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E. Art

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Etching

St.Paul's, London
By William Lionel Wyllie
Located in Storrs, CT
St. Paul's. c. 1920. Etching. 13 7/8 x 10 (sheet 16 5/8 x 13 7/8). Printed on the full sheet of simili-Japan paper. Signed and title in pencil. Housed in a 20 x 16--inch archival ma...
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Mid-20th Century Modern William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E. Art

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Drypoint, Etching

The Pool of London.
By William Lionel Wyllie
Located in Storrs, CT
The Pool of London. c. 1915. Etching and drypoint. 7 7/8 x 15 7/8 (sheet 11 x 14 7/8 x 21 1/4). A rich impression with drypoint burr printed on the full sheet of simili-Japan paper. ...
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1910s Modern William Lionel Wyllie, R.A., R.I., R.E. Art

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Drypoint, Etching

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