William Wiehe Collins H.R.I. R.B.C. (4 August 1862 – 16 February 1951) was an English architectural and landscape genre painter.
Life and work
Between 1884 and 1885, Collins studied at the Lambeth School of Art following which he attended the Académie Julian in Paris between 1886 and 1887. From 1886 he exhibited at many of the London galleries including the Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists (elected 1906) and the Royal Institution (elected 1898). He served in the Dardanelles and Egypt in the Navy during World War I. He travelled widely producing paintings in England, Spain and Italy.
He died in Cossington, Somerset on 16 February 1951 leaving his wife, Jane.
- Collins, William Wiehe (1908), Cathedral Cities of England: 60 reproductions from original watercolors, Cleveland, Ohio: J. H. Jansen, retrieved 3 December 2011
- Collins, William Wiehe (1908), The Cathedral Cities of Spain: 60 reproductions from original watercolors, retrieved 3 December 2011
- Collins, William Wiehe (1911), The Cathedral Cities of Italy: 60 reproductions from original watercolors, London: William Heinemann, retrieved 3 December 2011
- Collins, William Wiehe (19 November 1992). "William Wiehe Collins: Sale 4835 Lot 60". Christie's on-line catalogue. London, South Kensington: Christie's. Retrieved 2 December 2011.
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- Collins, William Wiehe (1905). Cathedral Cities of England: 60 reproductions from original water-colours. Project Gutenberg.
- Historic England. "Almonry, Sacrists Hall, gate and Goldsmiths Tower, High Street (south side) (Grade I) (1126503)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2 November 2011. Check date values in:
- Waters 1975, p. 72
- "Deaths: Collins". The Times. 20 February 1951.
- Collins, William Wiehe (1905). "Catalogue of an exhibition of water-colour drawings of the cathedral cities of England by W.W. Collins". Google Books. Ernest Brown & Phillips. Retrieved 3 December 2011.
- Collins, William Wiehe. "The market place, Ely". On-line auction catalogue. Christie's. Retrieved 3 December 2011.
- Waters, Grant M (1975), Dictionary of British artists working 1900–1950, Eastbourne: Eastbourne Fine Art