Arthur Wilde Parsons (1854-1931) - Signed Oil, Gannel Estuary
DescriptionAn excellent river valley view depicting the Gannel Estuary in Newquay, Cornwall. Very well presented in a decorative gold frame. Signed. On canvas.
A few tiny areas of paint loss. Inspection under Up light shows some scattered retouchings, including 2 old repaired tears. These tears have been filled and over painted and are not visible from the front. Frame is in good condition.
30 x 49cm (11.8" x 19.3")Framed Size: 40 x 59cm (15.7" x 23.2")
Collection InformationIt has been suggested that this may not be a view of Gnosall. The inscription on the reverse may be referring to the location of the artist's brother, the Reverand G F Parsons, to whom the painting was given. Reverand Parsons was the vicar of Gnosall.
Self-taught painter of marine pictures and illustrator who was born the son of a musician in Stapleton, in the Bristol area and in 1904 became a founder member of the Bristol Savages and an exhibitor at the Ipswich Art Club 1902-05. In 1908 he spent some time in Italy, touring, painting and studying the old masters. He exhibited at the RA and is represented in the collection of Bristol Art Gallery.
|Artist||Arthur Wilde Parsons (1854-1931)|
|Date||Early 20th Century|
|Dimensions||30 x 49cm|
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