Kyffin Williams

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Birthday
9, 1918
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Sep 1, 2006 (88)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1918
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Sep 1, 2006 (88)

About

Twentieth-century painter regarded as the most important Welsh artist of his generation. He is best known for his landscapes, many of which became part of the permanent collection at the Oriel Ynys Mon gallery.

Before Fame

After failing a military physical exam, he began his studies at the Slade School of Fine Art in London, England.

Trivia

He suffered from epilepsy and, later, lung cancer.

Family Life

Born to a family of landowners, he lived most of his life on the Welsh island of Anglesey.

Associated With

He and Australian artist Rolf Harris were contemporaries and friends.