• William James Müller

    7 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    ‘Near Wallenstadt', William James Müller, 1834
    William James Müller (1812-1845) was an English painter whose watercolors and oils were inspired by earlier masters such as J.M.W Turner, Claude Lorraine, and Jacob van Ruisdael .
    His father was a Prussian scholar who curated the Bristol Museum.
    He studied botany and natural history but later gravitated toward art. His early paintings focused on the scenery around Gloucestershire and Wales.
    By 1834 he toured France, Switzerland, and Italy. A few years later he toured Athens and Egypt, sketching the people and landscapes along the way. Sadly...
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