Artist's Biography & Works For Sale
Sidney Richard Percy was the son of Edward Williams and Ann Hildebrant. He was born Sidney Richard Williams in London in 1821. Sidney was taught to paint by his father and older brothers and early on he showed talent as a landscape painter. Although his early paintings were signed "Sidney Williams", he used the name "Percy" from about the age of 20 onwards to differentiate his paintings from those of his father and brothers.
He began exhibiting his work in at the Royal Academy in 1842 and he also exhibited at the British Institution and the Society of British Artists, eventually displaying about three hundred of his works at the various British exhibitions. Most of his paintings are landscapes of North Wales, Devon, Yorkshire, the Lake District, and Skye, with cows at the edge of lakes or in the heather.
We wish to purchase original oil paintings by Sidney Richard Percy, so if you have one to sell please contact us for a free appraisal.