KYFFIN WILLIAMS PAINTING AND PRINT VALUATION, ARTIST AUCTION VALUE, PRICE & APPRAISAL IN 2020.
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Biography Kyffin Williams [1918-2006]
John Kyffin Williams was born in Llangefni in 1918 and was educated at Shrewsbury School. After a shortened army career in the Royal Welch Fusiliers due to ill health he was advise to take up art for his health. He went on to study at the Slade School of Fine Art from 1941 to 1973, winning the Slade Portrait Prize.
After the Slade he taught at the Highgate School with pupil including artists Anthony Green and Patrick Proctor.
In 1968 he travelled to Patagonia to study and paint in the Welsh settlement in Y Wladfa producing a large body of work.
After retiring from teaching he spent the next thirty years painting from his studio in Anglesey and promoting Welsh art.
He died in 2006 in Anglesey and is buried at St Mary’s Church in Llanfair-yng-Nghornwy, Wales.
What did Kyffin Williams paint?
He mainly painted landscapes with some portraits and drawings. His works sometimes included figures and animals. Subjects included Welsh landscapes, Venice and Patagonia.
How did he sign his works?
Kyffin Williams signature for his work was ‘KW’
Did Kyffin Williams work in other media?
He mainly painted in oil with thick paint applied with a palette knife also some watercolour, ink and wash and watercolours. Some lino-cuts, etchings and limited edition prints.
Where did his art Sell?
He sold direct, at art dealers and exhibitions. We have seen gallery labels from The Albany Gallery, The Thackeray Gallery, Martin Tinney Gallery Cardiff, Howard Roberts Gallery Cardiff, Tegfryn Art Gallery Menai Bridge and provenance from auction houses including Bonhams Auctioneers, Sothebys Auction and Christies Auctions.