I am Enrique Riki Apperley the son of George Owen Wynne Apperley promoting his work.”
Apperley George Owen Wynne.
Born 17th June 1884 in Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England.
Died in Tangier, 1960.
Educated at Eagle House, Sandhurst and at Uppingham School.
Studied art at Herkomer Academy, Bushey, Herts.
He first exhibited at the Royal Academy in London, 1905.
Mounted his first individual exhibition in London, 1906.
Elected as a member of the Royal Institute of Watercolour Artists in 1913.
Moved to Spain in 1916.
In 1932 during the civil war he left Spain and took up residence in Tangier.
In 1937 he received the Order of the Mehdavia (‘Comendador de la Mehdavia’).
In 1945 he was awarded the Order of Alfonso The Wise (‘Encomienda de Alfonso X El Sabio’) by the Spanish Government – an honour which no other British painter received during his lifetime.
In 1951 he was elected as a Distinguished Member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Málaga, Spain.