Born in Paddington, Londоn in 1908, He studied at Hammersmith School of Art, Paddington School of Art, and served as an official War Artist during the Second World War before teaching at the Royal College of Art in the 1950’s. He was awarded a CBE in 1962 and an Honorary Doctorate from Edinburgh University in 1982. He died in 1997.
Carel Victor Morlais Weight visited Aegean Macedonia in 1946 where he was painting scenes of British arrival in Greece at the end of the war. He produced several significant oil paintings from the arrival of the British troops in Kozani, Aegean Macedonia in 1946. These paintings are today in the collection of the Imperial War Museum in London, UK.