Llewellyn, William (1858-1941) by Scholes, Robert

William Llewellyn (1858 – 1941) He was born at Cirencester, Gloucestershire, and studied art at the Royal College of Art under Poynter and in Paris under Cormon, Lefebvre, and Ferrier. He was known as a portrait and landscape painter. He lived and worked in London, becoming President of the Royal Academy from 1928 to 1938. He was a traditionalist and an opponent of modernism in the arts.

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