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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
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Display artist/maker:

John Syer

Born: 1815, UK, England, Warwickshire, Atherstone   Died: 1885, UK, England, Devon, Exeter

Painter. Trained with Bristol miniaturist J. Fisher. Syer specialised in landscapes and coastal scenes, mainly of Wales and Devon. He exhibited with the Royal Academy between 1846 and 1875. He was elected associate member of the Royal Institute of Watercolours in 1874 and full member 1875. In 1883, he also became a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters.

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

[Upland landscape] WD389 WaterColourOrDrawings