(1812 - 1908)
William Callow was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, France. William Callow is known for landscapes, city views, and seascape watercolors, engraving.
Biography William Callow
William Callow, born near London in Greenwich, England, was a painter,
primarily in watercolour* early in his career and later in oil.
also did engravings*. His watercolor painting was a part of the
very popular and respected English tradition of watercolor
painting. The acceptance of this medium for visual art is linked
to 18th-Century topological drawings and map making, and to watercolor
sketches used for engravings of exotic sites on the Continent that were
popular keepsakes for upper class English people who had taken the
In the 19th Century, Joseph M.W. Turner (1775-1851) pioneered the use
of watercolor as equal to oil in fine art depictions with his lushly
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