Philip Naviasky (1894-1983) was a well known painter in oil and
watercolour of landscapes, still lifes and portraits. He was born in
Leeds and studied at Leeds School of Art, the Royal Academy Schools,
and at the Royal College of Art in London. Naviasky exhibited at the
Royal Academy from 1914-54 and also at the Royal Scottish Academy,
Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Glasgow Institute, New
English Art Club, and had several one-man shows.
He painted the portraits of many
prominent people and worked extensively abroad, including in France,
Italy, Spain and Morocco. His work is represented in several
public collections. Naviasky lived in Leeds for many years.