Arthur Henry Enock - Excellent 19th/Early 20th Watercolour - Chagford, Dartmoor
DescriptionArthur Henry Enock - (British 1828-1917). An excellent turn of the century watercolour of The Priests Path near Chagford, Dartmoor. In fine condition apart from a well done restoration in the sky. An opportunity for a bargain as his works normally sell for much more. Signed lower left corner.
Full inscription on back reads: "Elands' art gallery, Exeter, No. 5 Enock. The Priests Path Ter Hill Point near Chagford, Dartmoor A H Enock" The inscription of the back of the painting says Priest's Path, Scorhill Down, so take your choice Arthur Henry Enock was a landscape artist originally from Glamorganshire, later living in Birmingham 1882, Dartmouth in 1889, Torquay in 1892, and Newton Abbot in 1900. A self taught artist who began his career working for a Brazilian merchant in Birmingham. There he studied the Coxes, and during his holidays he sketched at Bettws-Y-Coed and around Snowdon. He exhibited at Birmingham from 1869 to 1910 as well as in London. In about 1890 he turned to art as a profession and moved to Devon, where he was known as 'The Artist of the Dart'. He painted in both oil and watercolour, the latter particularly later in life. He was noted for his handling of mist and sunlight. He exhibited a total 74 works including 13 at RI (Royal Institute of Watercolour Painters), 2 at RSA (Royal Scottish Academy) , 1 at RHA (Royal Hibernian Academy), 25 at RBSA (The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists) and various others.
His name is often misspelled as Arthur Henry Enoch but we have had confirmation from his great grandson that the spelling is certainly EnockSize: 33 x 50cm (13" x 19.7")
|Artist||Arthur Henry Enock|
|Dimensions||33 x 50cm|
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