24 Works, Today, May 12th. is Sir Frank William Brangwyn’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #130

Sir Frank William Brangwyn, R.A., R.W.S., P.R.B.A., R.E., H.R.S.A., (1867-1956)
Marco Polo’s arrival in Venice

Oil on canvas
17½ x 62 in. (44.5 x 157.5 cm.)
Private collection

Sir Frank William Brangwyn RA RWS RBA (12 May 1867–11 June 1956) was a Welsh artist, painter, watercolourist, printmaker, illustrator, and designer.

He was born in Bruges, Belgium where his father, William Curtis Brangwyn, moved after winning a competition organised by the Belgian Guild of St Thomas and St Luke to design a parish church. His forenames were registered as Guillaume François. His father maintained a large workshop with several staff and worked on numerous civic projects as well as the parish church…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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