Bernard H. Wiles (1883-1966) - Signed Oil, Cows Grazing at Dusk
DescriptionBernard H. Wiles (1883-1966) - Signed Original Mid 20th Century Oil. Signed in pencil in the lower left. On board. There is a scratched abrasion in the lower right corner and some mild discolouration, otherwise in fine condition. Inspection under UV light reveals no sign of restoration.Bernard Harper Wiles (1883-1966) was born to a family of artists. His father was sculptor Henry Wiles, his grandfather sculptor/marble mason John Wiles. The youngest boy of nine children, his siblings include Walter (W.G.) Wiles and portrait painter Francis Frank Wiles. In his late twenties Bernard was in Burma. For at least two years, 1911-1913, he painted and taught art to Burmese men who would reach national acclaim for their work. In 1914 painted in the Middle East, North Africa and China. During the First World War, Bernard was an official war artist, mainly stationed in the Middle East., Seven of his paintings are held at the Imperial War Museum.
49.5 x 59cm (19.5" x 23.2")
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|Artist||Bernard H. Wiles (1883-1966)|
|Date||Mid 20th Century|
|Dimensions||49.5 x 59cm|
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