Harvey Allport (Exh. 1888-91)
|Artist Name||Harvey Allport (Exh. 1888-91)|
|Title||Trevone Bay Cornwall Seascape|
|Description||This stunning British Victorian Cornish seascape oil painting is by exhibited artist Harvey Allport. It is a fine large marine oil painting of crashing waves entitled 'Ground Swell off Trevone Bay' verso. Allport has perfectly captured the transparency of the waves and the light catching the spray as they crash and the brushwork and impasto are superb. If you like seascapes they don't come much better than this. This was an exhibited work with the labels verso.
Signed and dated 1891 lower right.
|Provenance||Exhibition labels verso.
Bradley and Co
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||35 x 24 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a complementary gilt Victorian frame 43 inches by 32 inches and in excellent condition.|
|Biography||Harvey Allport (Exh. 1888-1891)was a London based landscape and marine painter. He studied at the Royal College of Art. He was an HM inspector of schools and on the education board from 1900-26. Exhibited Walker Art Gallery Liverpool 3, Manchester Art Gallery, 1, Royal Academy 1, Royal Society of British Artists 3.|