William Benner (1884-1964)
In the Boat Shed
Framed and glazed
Overall size including frame: 59.3 x 66.6 cm
William Benner was born in Nottingham on 8th September 1884 and studied at Nottingham School of Art. A commissioned officer during World War One, he returned to Nottingham as art master, for 27 years, at High Pavement School. In the mid 1950s he retired to Blythburgh, Suffolk and exhibited his work widely including several at the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour. He died at Blythburgh, Suffolk on 5th November 1964, aged 80.