George William Bissill

1896 - 1973

Bissill was known for his paintings of landscapes and figures, and he used various mediums such as oil, watercolor, and woodcuts to create his artworks. He was particularly famous for his depictions of miners working underground, as well as his woodcuts of ballet dancers, harlequins, and Parisian life. His work was highly regarded and his paintings are held in a number of public collections, including the Tate Gallery, National Museum of Northern Ireland, and Manchester Art Gallery.