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William Tillyer

British, b. 1938
William Tillyer is a celebrated British painter and watercolourist, whose work has been shown frequently in London and New York since the 1970s. Tillyer was born in Middlesbrough, and studied painting at Middlesbrough College of Art. He then went on to study at the Slade in London. He began to make radically experimental work which raised questions about the relationship of art to the world, and of man to nature. The 1970s saw Tillyer return to printmaking with renewed vigour, using a variety of techniques from etching to five-tone screenprinting, to create lattices that Pat Gilmour, Head of the Print Department at Tate, described as "a cool and unpeopled world...in which to reflect the surrounding flux of nature." He has been invited to work internationally, including Cadiz, Spain; Tobago, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; Cill Rialaig Project, Co. Kerry, Ireland; Melbourne, Australia, and was a visiting professor at Brown University, USA; Bath Academy of Art; and the Chelsea School of Art. Tillyer has exhibited internationally, and his work can be found in the collections of major institutions including the Arts Council of Great Britain; the Brooklyn Art Museum, New York; Fort Worth Art Museum, Texas; Middlesbrough Art Gallery; MOMA, New York; The Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Tate Gallery, London; and the Victoria & Albert Museum.
(Biography provided by Bernard Jacobson Gallery)
Summer Blue, from The Flatford Chart by William Tillyer, 2010
By William Tillyer
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Summer Blue, from The Flatford Chart by William Tillyer, 2010 Additional information: Medium: etching 44 x 55.5 cm 17 3/8 x 21 7/8 in
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21st Century and Contemporary William Tillyer

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Etching

Nature Table Red by William Tillyer, 2011
By William Tillyer
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Nature Table Red by William Tillyer, 2011 Additional information: Medium: etching 44.5 x 55.9 cm 17 1/2 x 22 1/8 in signed and numbered 33/35 in pencil
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20th Century William Tillyer

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Etching

Sunset Orange, from The Flatford Chart by William Tillyer, 2010
By William Tillyer
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Sunset Orange, from The Flatford Chart by William Tillyer, 2010 Additional information: Medium: etching 44 x 55.5 cm 17 3/8 x 21 7/8 in signed, dated and inscribed in pencil
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20th Century William Tillyer

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Etching

Black Day, from The Flatford Chart by William Tillyer, 2010
By William Tillyer
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Black Day, from The Flatford Chart by William Tillyer, 2010 Additional information: Medium: etching 44 x 55.5 cm 17 3/8 x 21 7/8 in
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20th Century William Tillyer

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Etching

Cobalt Sky, from The Flatford Chart by William Tillyer, 2010
By William Tillyer
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Cobalt Sky, from The Flatford Chart by William Tillyer, 2010 Additional information: Medium: etching 44 x 55.5 cm 17 3/8 x 21 7/8 in
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21st Century and Contemporary William Tillyer

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Etching

Nature Table Grey by William Tillyer, 2011
By William Tillyer
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Nature Table Grey by William Tillyer, 2011 Additional information: Medium: etching 44.5 x 55.9 cm 17 1/2 x 22 1/8 in signed and numbered 33/35 in pencil
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20th Century William Tillyer

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Etching

Nature Table Turquoise by William Tillyer, 2011
By William Tillyer
Located in Kingsclere, GB
Nature Table Turquoise by William Tillyer, 2011 Additional information: Medium: etching 44.5 x 55.9 cm 17 1/2 x 22 1/8 in signed and numbered 33/35 in pencil
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20th Century William Tillyer

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Etching

William Tillyer, the Courthope Collection portfolio of botanical garden prints
By William Tillyer
Located in New York, NY
A set of botanical, abstract colorful etchings by English artist William Tillyer, whose works are in the collection of the Arts Council of Great Britain, the Brooklyn Art Museum, the...
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1970s Expressionist William Tillyer

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Etching

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