1888 - 1963

William Francis Vere Kebbell was born at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on 20 July 1888, son of Charles Kebbell (1859-29 March 1900), a medical practitioner, and his wife Edith Frances née Atkinson (13 September 1863-5 July 1917). In 1901 Kebbell was 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 Vicat Cole School of Art and during his painting career was known as Vere Kebbell. In 1911, 'of independent means', living with his future in-laws, Charles Edward and Eleanor Robertine Myring, at 5 Grange Park, Ealing and he married at Ealing St Mary Church, London in 1914, Hilda Robertine Myring (19 April 1892-17 August 1958) and they had two children, Charles Denys Vere (1915-2002) and Joan[na] 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 at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. In 1939, an artist, still living at 5 Grange Park, Ealing, London. William Francis Vere Kebbell 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'.

Royal Academy Exhibits
from 5 Trebovir Road, Earls Court
1915 414 Portrait Study
from 28 Camden Hill Gardens, Kensington
1918 625 Cleaning Silver
1919 8 Still Life: Oranges
         208 Portrait Study
from 17/17a Longridge Road, Earls Court
1928 245 The Glass Bowl
1930 94 Still Life
1932 646 Delysia
1938 272 Flower Study
1941 523 Still Life
1945 178 Joanna Denise

Works by This Artist