1888 - 1963

William Francis Vere Kebbell, was born at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on 20 July 1888, son of Charles Kebbell. In 1901, as Vere Kebble, living at 16 York Road, Hove, Sussex with his 33 year old widowed mother Edith, who was born in Calcutta. Kebbell studied at Byam Shaw and at Vicat School of Art and during his painting career was known as Vere Kebbell. In 1911, 'of indendent means', living with his future in-laws, Charles Edward and Eleanor Robertia Myring, at 5 Grange Park, Ealing and he married at Ealing St Mary Church, London in 1914, Hilda Robertina Myring (19 April 1892-17 August 1958) and had two children, Charles Denys Vere (1915-2002) and Joan Betty [Taylor (1923-1998)]. A portrait specialist and a still life artist and a member of the Ipswich Art Club 1922-1926, exhibiting from 17 Longridge Road, Earls Court, London S.W.5, two oil paintings, 'A Sketch at Burford' and 'Jug-Still Life'. He was also a member and exhibitor at the Pastel Society having other exhibitions at Royal Academy 1915-1945; the Royal Institute of Oil Painters; International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers and at the Walker Gallery, Liverpool. In 1939, an artist, still living at 5 Grange Park, Ealing, London which was still his address when he died at King Edward Hospital, Ealing on 29 March 1963. His brother was Dr Charles Frederick Vivian Kebbell (1887-1928). He signed his works 'V. Kebbell'.

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