School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

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Display artist/maker:

William Callcott Knell

Born: c.1830   Died: c.1880

Painter. Son of the marine painter William Adolphus Knell (1805-1875). Also a marine painter he was based in London and exhibited at the Royal Academy, British Institution and the Suffolk Street Galleries. During the 1850s and 1860s he frequently depicted the shipping in the Channel off Beachy Head, East Sussex. His brother Adolphus Knell (fl.1860-80) was also a painter of seascapes

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Stress of Weather WD108 WaterColourOrDrawings

The Burning Ship WD107 WaterColourOrDrawings