William Howard Jarvis (1903-1964)
Castle Point, Cowes, Isle of Wight
The Royal Yacht Squadron in the middle distance
oil on canvas, signed, framed
Overall size including frame: 54 x 64.7 cm
Exhibited at the Fine Art Society 1953
William Howard Jarvis was born in Liverpool on 6th February 1903. He studied at Liverpool and Naples. He trained on HMS Conway 1918-20 and served as Lieutenant RNVR 1939-46. He designed the canopy for Her Majesty's state barge (1953). He exhibited at the Royal Academy and elsewhere and was elected a member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists in 1947.