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. White was educated in Australia and studied at the Royal Scottish Academy. He 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 and extensively elsewhere.
Description A masterpiece of British Newlyn School oil painting by John White. It depicts  two sisters overlooking the sea on a hilltop. Painted at Sennen,  the girls look out over the sea towards Cape Cornwall and the Brison Rocks. Painted in 1883 this oil on canvas is a stunning reminder of White's 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, colouring and impasto. This  stunning painting wouldnt look out of place in Penlee gallery in Penzance or the Truro museum.

Signed left.

 
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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