The Passerby

Sir William Russell Flint

P.R.A., P.R.W.S., R.S.W., R.O.I., R.E.

sir william russell flint, the passer by, framed print
The Passer-By

Sir William Russell Flint. 1880-1969.

Sir William 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 William Russell Flint considerably that his family was involved in artistic careers. After studying at Daniel Stewarts School, he went to 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, drawings and engravings were not only important sources of information, but great accuracy was needed to produce
realistic and true images for books and magazines.
Visit the studio in Nottinghamshire with over 500 Limited edition prints and original paintings by Sir William Russell Flint
Recognized worldwide as a master of watercolour painting, Sir William Russell Flint's work enjoys the prominence of some of the finest and most experienced paintings of our time.
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