WILKINSON, Norman. 21395



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr Tilney, about a watercolour Tilney had entered for the exhibition. 1 page 8 x 7 inches, in good condition. Highgate, 18 March 1951. Norman Wilkinson (1878 – 1971), British artist who usually worked in oils, watercolours and dry point. He was primarily a marine painter, but he was also an illustrator, poster artist, and wartime camoufleur. During World War I, Wilkinson was the first to propose the use of disruptive coloration in naval camouflage, for which he coined the well-known term “dazzle painting” or dazzle camouflage.