Artist: Bertram Priestman

Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Woodbridge, Suffolk

Pupil of Edwin Moore at Bradford; Slade School of Art then the studio of William Llewellyn

Professional Bodies:

NEAC 1896, ARA 1916, RA 1923, RBA 1894, ROI 1910,

Exhibited At:

Royal Academy; SS; Grosvenor Gallery; RBA; New English Art Club; National Gallery


Profoundly influenced by William Maris


Studio, Volume 14, 1898, pp77-98. Art Journal, 1907, pp179-184.

Bertram Priestman Exhibition catalogue Bradford Art Galleries and Museums and Ferrens Art Gallery, Hull, 1981


Obituary Times 20.3.1951





Painter of cattle and lush pastoral life, landscape and coastal scenes.


His pictures Sandcastles and A Pastoral, Southern Scotland date from a family holiday in Scotland 1902 (See Bradford exhibition catalogue)  His more sombre evening paintings appear to be concentrated in the period 1906 to 1913.

A painting Kippford Dusk was sold at Bonhams’ Scottish sale 24 august 2007.  Sale 15120 lot 1341


Member of the Society of 25 Artists