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Landscape and marine painter in watercolour and oil, whose full name was Peter Moffat Lindner. Born in Birmingham, he studied at Slade School of Fine Art, 1877, under Alphonse Legros, and at Heatherley’s School of Fine Art. Was married to the artist Augusta Baird Lindner. He exhibited prolifically at RWS, RA, Ridley Art Club, ROI, NEAC and Fine Art Society and at many other galleries. Work in British galleries, such as Bradford, Hull and Liverpool, as well as in a number overseas. Moffat Lindner’s pictures often featured wind and cloud and large expanses of water, having a singularly breezy appearance, as in the examples shown in G S Sandilands’ Studio monograph Artists’ Country. Fond of painting on the continent, as well as in Britain.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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