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Richard Wilson artist Machynlleth, founder of the Royal Academy.

Richard Wilson

Founder of the Royal Academy. Widely recognised as the father of British Landscape painting. He also painted the pub sign 'We Three Loggerheads' near Mold!

Connection: Born, Machynlleth 1714, died Colomendy, 1782.

comment by:Californian
Lived somewhere near Mold and in London. Was inspiration to Turner and Constable.



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