W. W. Acock Biography

W. W. Acock




Painter and educator Walter William Acock was born in England in 1847. He was most fluent in the 1870s and was known for his English landscapes and still lifes, as well as a few scenes of Tasmania where he traveled in the 1890s. He taught drawing in Croydon, South London, and exhibited at the Suffolk Street Gallery in London. His career was cut in 1903 short by blindness. He died in England in 1933. Acock's work can be found in the Museum of Croydon, England.