William Stephen Coleman was an accomplished British painter predominantly known for his fine classically-inspired watercolours. Initially he trained as a surgeon before pursuing a career in the arts.
His works are often compared with those of eminent aesthetic movement artist Albert Joseph Moore (1841-1893). He's represented in numerous public collections.
Dudley Gallery, Arthur Tooth & Sons Gallery
Victoria Art Gallery in Somerset, Glasgow Museum, Museum of Croydon
An Interesting Story
Born in Horsham, Sussex to William Thomas Coleman and Henrietta Dendy.
Initially trained as a surgeon.
Published ‘Our Woodlands, Heaths, and Hedges'.
Published ‘British Butterflies'.
Debuted at Dudley Gallery as a member of the committee. He continued to exhibit until 1879.
Experimented with pottery decoration.
Established the Mintons Art Pottery Studio in Kensington.
Died in St John's Wood, London.