John Laviers WHEATLEY

John Laviers WHEATLEY

Born in in Abergavenny, the only son of Sir Zachariah Wheatley, he studied first under Stanhope FORBES and then at the Slade 1912-13 where he became an assistant teacher from 1920-25. He held appointments as Art Director in South Africa, Sheffield and London.

He was married to the artist Edith Grace WOLFE.


Painter in oil and watercolour, etcher, printmaker, draughtsman and portrait engraver

works and access

Works include: Waves Breaking on RocksA Valley in Dartmoor (1922); Bridge on Rocky Moorland Stream


NAG March 1914; RWS; Walker, Liverpool; Colnaghi; Cooling; G (82); GI; Goupil; I (4); L; LEI (12); NEAC (48), PP (1); RA (22); RHA (1); RSA (3) and abroad extensively.


ARA 1945


 St Ives Times 27 Mar 1914


Buckman Artists in Britain since 1945

Green Posing the Model

Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p297)

Johnson & Greutzner

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