John White (1851-1933)

Artist Name John White (1851-1933)
Title Over the Sea - Sennen
Size 42 x 38 inches
Medium Oil on Canvas
Condition Excellent gallery condition
Biography John White RBA RI 1851-1933. Landscape, marine, portrait & rustic genre painter. He was educated in Australia, & studied at Royal Scottish Academy. Moved to Devon c.1890. He exhibited at Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Society of Painters in Oil (106 wks), Royal Institute of Watercolour Painters (190), Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists & extensively elsewhere.
Description A masterpiece of British Newlyn School on painting by John White. It depicts  two sisters overlooking the sea on hilltop. The painting was painted at Sennen and they look out over the sea towards Cape Cornwall and the Brison Rocks. Painted in 1883 this oil on canvas is stunning reminder of his talents. Exhibited possibly London, The Royal Academy 1883  No 717 "Sunshine" or  at The Royal Society of British Artists  1883 No 45 "Over the Sea".

Great composition and colouring and impasto. It is a stunning painting.

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Provenance UK collection

Exhibited possibly London, The Royal Academy 1883  No 717 "Sunshine" or The Royal Society of British Artists 1883 -- No 45 "Over the Sea"

 
Price £35,500
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