Weitz Helmuth

Helmuth Weitz (1918-1966) Ohrid St Naum church 1958 watercolor

Born on January 5, 1918 in Düsseldorf, died in 1966 in Mönchengladbach. Düsseldorf landscape, figure and still-life painter and graphic artist. Painted in a neo-impressionistic style.  He attended the Düsseldorf Academy and was a student of Heuser, Kiederich and Junghanns. His painting style is influenced by impressionism and classic modernism. Weitz visited Macedonia in the […]

Wunderwald Gustav


Born in Cologne in 1882, died in Berlin in 1945. Started his career as an art assistant for the master painter from Cologne Wilhelm Kuhn. Worked as a stage painter between 1899-1900 in Gotha and Charlotteburg studios for stage painting in Berlin as well as for the other theaters in Europe including the Royal Opera […]

Wright. S

It is impossible to identify the artist more precisely. There is an old auction record from the Auction House Moore Allen & Innocent, UK about a lot (number 341) of two watercolors of an artist signed “S.Wright” and fully entitled as: “Macedonian peasant, Uscub” and “Greek Comitadji Mt. Parnassus 1917” both signed and dated 1921. […]

Woodville Caton Richard


Born on 7th January 1856 in London, died on 17th August 1927 in London. Richard Caton Woodville is regarded as one of the most famous war and battlefield painters in the late 19th and early 20th century. He was a son of an American painter of the same name who had settled in London in […]

Wood Thomas William


Born in 1877 in Ipswich, Soffock, died on 02.06.1958. Recognized primarily as a landscape and flower painter. He received his formal art education at the Regent Street Polytechnic School and in Italy. In 1900, at the age of 23, he exhibited his first work at the Royal Academy entitled Summer Heat. From 1900– 47 he […]

Whymper Edward


Born on 27th April 1840 in London, died on 16th September 1911 in France, Edward Whymper was an English illustrator, mountain climber and world explorer. He is best known for his first ascent on the Matterhorn peak in 1865, where four members of his crew were killed while his expedition was descending back. The incident […]

Wessel Rudolph


German impressionist, no biographical data can be found in the literature, but there are auction records on artprice.com and the other specialized auction web sites. Rudolph Wessel visited Macedonia during the World War One, probably as a soldier in the German Army. A gouache “Strumitza 1917” is in the collection of the author.

Wellershaus Paul

Born on 20th May 1878 in Radevormwald, died on 23rd February 1976 in Radevormwald, Germany. He started his artistic education in the private art school of P.P. Bernhard in Barmen between 1902-1905. For a short time, he worked as a pattern designer in a wallpaper company. From 1907 until 1911 he studied art in the […]

Weight Carel


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 […]

Walker Adelaide Mary


Mary Adelaide Walker was a British traveller. Her brother was the British chaplain in Istanbul during the 1850’s. She must have arrived in Istanbul soon after the Crimean war, around 1856, and stayed in the East for approximately forty years. While in the Ottoman capital, she met Lady Hornby, known for her chronicle “Constantinople during […]