Artist biography

Sir William LLEWELLYN 1858–1941

Portrait and landscape painter. Born 1 December 1858 at Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Studied under Poynter at the R.C.A., and in Paris. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1884, member of the N.E.A.C. 1887–9, R.B.A. and R.P. Painted the State portrait of Queen Mary 1910. A.R.A. 1912, R.A. 1920, P.R.A. 1928–38. K.C.V.O. 1918, G.C.V.O. 1931. Trustee of the National Gallery 1933–40. Died in London 28 January 1941.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I