WALTER FREDERICK ROOFE TYNDALE PAINTINGS FOR SALE & BIOGRAPHY
WALTER FREDERICK ROOFE TYNDALE
Tyndale studied in Bruges and at the academy in Antwerp, then went to Paris and worked under the direction of Bonnat. He was also a writer. Up to 1890, he painted large portraits and genre scenes in oils, later coming under the influence of his friends Claude Hayes and Helen Allingham. He also worked in watercolors. His travels took him to Morocco, the Middle East, Italy, Sicily and Japan, where he found much to inspire him. He illustrated topographical works for A & C Black Ltd, notably Japan and the Japanese in 1910 and Japanese Gardens in 1912.
He first showed his works in London in 1880, later exhibiting from 1905 to 1934 at the events organized by the Royal Society. From 1912 to 1924, he also showed at the Leicester Galleries, Waring & Gillows store and the Fine Arts Society.
Victoria Art Gallery, Bath