La Voulte sur Rhone

Sir William Russell Flint

P.R.A., P.R.W.S., R.S.W., R.O.I., R.E.
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russell flint la voulte sur rhone print mounted
'La Voulte sur Rhone'
Date of Publication April, 1969.
Signed,Limited Edition print of 850.
Image size 17.5" X 24"
The history of Russell Flint. 1880-1969.

Sir Russell Flint, began life in Edinburgh on the fourth of April Eighteen eighty.
His father Francis Wighton Flint, was a watercolourist and designer,
It helped Russell Flint considerably that his family was involved in artistic careers. After studying at Daniel Stewarts School, he studied at the Royal Institution College of Artwork in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was in this environment that he was able to develop his own unique style on paper
For six yrs. he trained as a draughtsman in an Edinburgh printers, this undoubtedly helped to give him the discipline that went towards his sucess as one of the world's most outstanding watercolourists. At the begining of the century Russell Flint took a job at the Illustrated London News where he would draw illustrations. In this time before photographs, illustrations and drawings were not only important sources of information, but great accuracy was needed to produce realistic and true images for books and magazines.

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