Fred Taylor (RI 1875-1963)

Landscape & architectural painter in watercolour, poster designer. Born London 22/3/1875. Educated at St John the Evangelist. Studied art at Paris at the Academie Julian, at Goldsmiths College School (awarded gold medal for posters) and in Italy. Worked at the Waring and Gillow studio. In 1930 designed four ceiling paintings for the Underwriting Room at Lloyds, London. Worked on naval camouflage during 2nd World War. Renowned for his topographical accuracy and his prolific output, especially for the railways. Wrote the book 'Water Colour Painting' with Frank H Mason. Represented in several public collections and exhibited at the RA. Lived in London for many years. Produced posters for MR, GWR, LMS, LNER, BR, LT, EMB & several shipping companies.

Produced artwork for LNER Pre-War, LNER Adverts series.

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