Painter, mainly in oil, notable for his landscapes often on a small scale, brother of the artist Walter Steggles. By profession he was a partner in a firm of solicitors. Studied at Bow and Bromley Evening Institute classes started by John Cooper in the 1920s, other teachers including William Coldstream, Rodrigo Moynihan and Gerald Ososki. Steggles received many commissions to paint country and London houses, shops and restaurants, with a series of meticulously delineated London club views for the collector and artist Villiers David. Showed extensively with East London Group at Lefevre Gallery, sharing an exhibition there with his brother in 1938. Also showed prolifically at Agnew, Arthur Tooth, Manchester City Art Gallery which holds his work and abroad.

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

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