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Born in Edinburgh in 1880, artist William Russell Flint achieved renown as one of the greatest illustrators and watercolor painters of the 20th century. Flint studied at the Royal Institution School of Art, Hammersmith School of Art, and Heatherley’s School of Art. After working as a medical illustrator and undertaking a stint serving in the RNVR and RAF during World War I, Flint began painting abroad, accompanied by his wife, Sibylle, an artist’s model.
First gaining fame by illustrating novels, including The Canterbury Tales andThe Odyssey, artist William Russell Flint‘s real passion was watercolor. Among many illustrious positions, he served as president of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolour for 20 years. Best known for landscapes and his mastery of the female form, Sir William Russell Flint received a knighthood in 1947 for his artistic contributions. Collectors the world-over enjoy William Russell Flint paintings and prints. Purchase vintage nude art for sale at Invaluable to add a unique conversation piece to your collection.
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