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A Welsh Collier

WALTERS, Evan (1893 - 1951)

A Welsh Collier

Date: 1936

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 76.4 x 63.4 cm

Acquired: 1953; Bequest; Evan Walters

Accession Number: NMW A 2149


David Evans
29 April 2010, 12:21
There are several paintings by Evan Walters which bear the title - "A Welsh Collier"

This is a painting of my grand father - Thomas Rees - and was done in 1936.

Thomas Rees was born in nearby Bryntywod and lived at this time in Tirdeunaw. There were at least 2 other portraits entitled "A Welsh Collier" featuring my grandfather.

This should not be confused with "The Welsh Collier " (housed in the Glynn Vivian, Swansea)which features a different subject - see this link -

David Evans

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