Background: George Owen Wynne Apperley was born on 17th June, 1884 in Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England.
Education: Apperley educated at Uppingham. He was largely self-taught in art but did spend some time under Herkomer at Bushey.
Achievements: Exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1905 and very widely on the Continent. One-man shows held in London in 1906, 1908, 1910, and 1912-15. Elected R.I. in 1913. Painted extensively in Spain and one-man shows of his work were held in Madrid from 1919, also in Granada, Malaga and Barcelona. Elected a member of the Real Academia de San Telmo and in 1945 was given the order of Alfonso X by the Spanish Government. Lived for many years in Spain and also in Morocco. Died on 10th September 1960.