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Edward Wesson (1910-1983)

Biography of the painter Edward Wesson (1910-1983)

Edward Wesson (1910-1983) was a painter in oils but especially watercolours, handling a variety of subjects with an assured wash technique.

Wesson was born in Blackheath, south-east London. His early subjects were inspired by the tidal waters, topography and sail boats on the Thames.

During World War II, Wesson spent time in Italy and Sicily, painting all the while.

Wesson was elected a member of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1952. He exhibited widely including at the RA and the RBA. The Alexander Gallery in Bristol held a major retrospective in 1999.

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Lot FS16/260: Edward Wesson [1910-1983] Paris Street Scene

Edward Wesson [1910-1983] Paris street scene looking towards Le Sacre Coer signed EWesson bottom right oil on canvas 26 x 20.5cm. Edward Wesson [1910-1983]. A painter in oils but especially watercolours handling a variety of subjects with an assured wash technique. Born in Blackheath, south-east London, his early subjects were inspired by the tidal waters, topography and sail boats on the Thames. During WWII he spent time in Italy and Sicily painting all the while. Elected a member of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1952, he exhibited widely including the RA and the RBA, and the Alexander Gallery in Bristol held a major retrospective in 1999.

Estimate: £250 - £350
Realised: £400

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Lot FS16/261: Edward Wesson [1910-1983] Still Life of Herrings, Lemons and Wine Bottle on A Table Signed Wesson Bottom Left Oil on Board 34.5 X 44cm

Edward Wesson [1910-1983] Still life of herrings, lemons and wine bottle on a table signed Wesson bottom left oil on board 34.5 x 44cm.

Estimate: £250 - £350
Realised: £680

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Lot FS16/265: Edward Wesson [1910-1983] the Savoy Hotel From the South Bank

Edward Wesson [1910-1983] the Savoy Hotel from the South Bank signed Edward Wesson bottom left pen, ink and watercolour 32 x 48.5cm.

Estimate: £250 - £350
Realised: £440

Lot FS15/262

Lot FS15/262: Edward Wesson (1910-1983) - Ducks

Edward Wesson (1910-1983) - Ducks - signed oil on canvas 385 x 49cm.

Estimate: £300 - £500
Realised: £340