Russell Flint Prints

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A Short Biography of Sir William Russell Flint

Sir William Russell Flint (1880-1969) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and became one of the greatest masters of the art of watercolour painting.

A Russell Flint Watercolour Fantasy of Ladies

He studied at the Royal Institution in Edinburgh, and served an apprenticeship as a lithographic artist.

At the turn of the century he moved to London where he continued to study art, and worked for The Illustrated London News.

He served in the Navy during the First World War, and afterwards established himself as a painter of landscapes and figures, specialising in watercolour.

Russell Flint was elected Associate of the Royal Society of Paintings in Watercolours in 1914 and a full Member in 1917, and served as President from 1936 to 1956.

He was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1924, becoming a full Member in 1933, and in 1962 he was honoured with an exhibition of his work in the Diploma Gallery.

A Russell Flint Watercolour

Russell Flint's work has a timeless quality, and his elegant figure studies have a wonderful exotic, and sometimes erotic, air. It remains popular today, and originals change hands for significant sums.

Reproduction prints of his work continue to be published on a regular basis, including limited editions issued by the Russell Flint family, whose website may be viewed here.

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