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Last NameBrierly    
Given NameOswald Walters    
alt. NamesO. W. B. ; wrongly O. Walter Brierley ;    
Year born1817 in Chester    
Year died1894    
Place of deathLondon    
Father's occupationDr Thomas Brierly, an amateur artist    
Educationstudied at the art school of Henry Sass, Bloomsbury Street, London; also studied naval architecture & possibly navigation at Plymouth    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forcaptain Owen Stanleys, ass.surgeon and naturalist Thomas H. Huxley et al onboard HMS Rattlesnake during expedition to North Australia, New Guinea & Louisian Archipelago (1846-50) ; Diários de viagens ao Rio de Janeiro 1842-1867 ;     
PatronageRoyal Academy of Arts (1st exhibition 1839) ; Water-Colour Society (assoc. 1872); marine painter to Queen Victoria & to the Royal Yacht Squadron: 1874    
Techniquesmarine, topographical, and documentary painting    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rattlesnake2.jpg ; http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Oswald_Walters_Brierly    
Archival sourceshttp://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/brierly-sir-oswald-walters-3054    
Published sourcesJohn MacGillivray: Narrative.... (London 1852) ; ThB ; AKL ; Dict. of sea painters, 1974 ; Dict. of Brit. historical painters (1979) ; Australian Dict. Nat. Biogr. 3 (1969) ;    

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