Full name: William Washington
Born: 1885 in Marple, Greater Manchester, Great Britain
Died: July 18, 1956 in Norwood, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: Great Britain
Sport: Art Competitions
British artist William Washington taught at several London art schools, finally becoming acting Principal at Hammersmith School of Art. He was a master engraver, painter, silversmith and calligrapher. His son, Robert Johnson Washington, became a highly regarded ceramist. In 2014 the Washington Foundation UK was established with the aim of supporting emerging artists to develop their skills.
William Washington was only the third artist to become a Master of one of the great City of London companies â the Saddlers. His best known work was regarded as The Donkey Ride which contained a portrait of his wife and daughter. He was known as a keen fisherman.
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