British, 1864 - 1930
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Landscape and genre painter in oil. Born in Liverpool, son of Edwin Mostyn, an artist. Studied at the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts, where he won first prize for life drawing, and under Herkomer at Bushey. Exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1891, also in the provinces, and extensively abroad. Principal works include Childhood, The Garden of Peace, In the Heart of the Cheviots and Forest Lovers. Represented in several public collections. Lived in London and later in Torquay. Died on 22nd August 1930.
Biographical source: Grant M. Waters, 'Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900-1950'.
"A Painter of Romance: Mr Tom Mostyn" by A.L. Baldry
PDF download of an article first published in 'The Studio' in 1912.
Tom Mostyn's daughter, Marjorie, (1893-1979) was also a painter, living at St. Ives in Cornwall, a member of the Penwith Society of Artists.
The Rehs Gallery has more information about Tom Mostyn here.
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