John Moore Ipswich (1820-1902)
|Artist Name||John Moore Ipswich (1820-1902)|
|Title||Ipswich Coastal Marine|
|Description||Original, large Victorian oil on canvas which depicts a Suffolk Ipswich coastal marine seascape with beached fishing sailing boat. Painted by the Suffolk School British listed artist John Moore of Ipswich. Signed left.|
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||30.7 x 20.1 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a gilded frame. 36 inches by 26 inches. Very good condition.|
|Condition||In good condition.|
|Biography||John Moore of Ipswich (1820-1902). Born in Woodbridge, Suffolk, John Moore was an apprentice to his father's business and initially began painting only as a hobby.
He was strongly influenced by other members of the Suffolk School such as; Thomas Churchyard and E. R. Smythe who also painted in and around Woodbridge. Moore preferred to paint the east coast, the Suffolk countryside and Scotland.
He became an active member of the Ipswich Art Club on its formation in 1875, where he regularly exhibited until a year before his death.