GEOFFREY K. TOWNSHEND (1888 - 1969)
Geoffrey Keith Townshend was a prolific New Zealand cartoonist, watercolourist, art teacher and engraver, . After studying at Elam Art School, he
moved to Sydney studying art with Antonio Dattilo Rubbo in 1912. He contributed to the Bulletin from 1911 as a result of being introduced to Percy Lindsay, who also influenced his style. He was a World War II artist, and after was vice-president of both the RAS (NSW) and the Australian Watercolour Institute. His landscapes were influenced by John Singer Sargent, & Winslow Homer. His works are represented in most National Gallery collections, particularly the Art Gallery of NSW.
"Evening, Narrabeen" (c.1950)
watercolour & gouache
34 x 44cm
signed lower left