Auction Date: 14/07/2015 at 10:30 am
Bowen, Owen – PRCamA, ROI (1873-1976) EAST YORKSHIRE COAST. A GOLF COURSE SCENE OVERLOOKING A TOWN AND THE COAST - watercolour on paper signed and dated 1940 - image 13"x 18.5" - overall 25.25 x 30.25". Note: Owen Bowen was a painter in oil and watercolour of landscapes, flowers and still life. Born in Leeds and educated at Leeds High School. Studied during evenings at Leeds School of Art under Gilbert Foster and later at Fosters studio in Leeds. He worked as a pottery designer, then as a lithographic apprentice before becoming a painter. He painted mainly in Yorkshire and formed the Leeds School of Art, later the Owen Bowen School of Art. He exhibited many of his works at the Royal Cambrian Academy and the Walker Gallery.