Walters - George Walters - George Stanfield Walters (1838 - 1924)

George Walters - George Stanfield Walters (1838 - 1924). A marine and coastal painter. He was grandson to ship portraitist Miles Walters, and son and pupil of Samuel Walters, who had served in the navy and was a marine painter living in Liverpool and Bootle. G.S. Walters moved to London in about 1864, was elected to the Society of British Artists in 1897. He was a prolific exhibitor, and he painted on the Channel coasts as well as landscapes in the Lake District, the Thames and Wales and scenes on the Venetian Lagoon. His work is sometimes on a very large scale and he has a penchant for pinks, russets and sunsets. He has exhibited at The Royal Society of British Artists -Birmingham (6), Dudley Gallery and New Dudley Gallery (17), Grosvenor Gallery (2), Walker Gallery - Liverpool (19), Manchester City Gallery (12), Royal Academy (19) Royal British Academy (408), Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour (74), Royal Institute of Oil Painters (48), Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (1) and Arthur Tooth & Sons Gallery (2).