Terence McCawCollection

Terence McCaw (1913-1978)

After studying at the Witz technical art school, McCaw then went on to study at Heatherlys school and the Central School of Art in London, with contemporaries, Gregoire Boonzaier and Frieda Lock. The trio exhibited with the famous London group and then upon return to Cape Town, started the New Group, in 1937. Regarded as a Cape Impressionist, it is Paul Cezanne that had the largest influence on his work, with painterly juxtapositions and an apparent light touch. After having been a war artist during WW2, McCaw settled in the small village of Hout Bay, where he lived out his years painting delicate harbor and village scenes.