Francis Wynne Thomas (1907-1989) was a well-known painter of landscapes, portraits, interiors and urban subjects. He was born at Bromley in Kent and studied art at Heatherley’s in London 1930-34, where he was later on the staff in the late 1940s. Wynne Thomas exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, The National Society, and with the United Artists. The remaining contents of his studio were offered for sale by Sotheby’s in 1989. He lived for many years in London W11.