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Horace A. Mummery (1867-1951) - Fine c.1930 Gouache, Bruges, Belgium

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Description

A very fine gouache painting by the artist Horace A. Mummery, depicting a street scene in the city of Bruges, Belgium, with figures. The artist has used washes of colour and broad brushstrokes to convey the ambience of the scene. Signed in the lower left hand corner, as shown, and inscribed to the reverse 'Bruges Sep 1930'. On wove adhered to another piece of wove.

Condition

In very good condition for a picture of this age. Some minor surface discolouration.

Size

13.6 x 18.2cm (5.4" x 7.2")
Sheet: 15.6 x 20cm (6.1" x 7.9")

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Artist Biography

Horace A. Mummery (1867-1951) was a painter of landscapes largely in watercolour, influenced by Turner and the French Impressionists. The last few years of his life were spent in Cheam, where he lived with his sister Una Constance Tilney and her husband, the Artist Frederick Colin Tilney. Tilney and Mummery were sketching companions who often found inspiration in the countryside around Midhurst in Sussex. Mummery, born at Iver in Buckinghamshire the son of a schoolmaster and Unitarian Minister. Mummery lived in Wood Green for many years and attended Hornsey Art School where he formed a close friendship with the artist Robert G. D. Alexander, a mutual acquaintance being the highly acclaimed watercolourist Hercules B. Brabazon. Horace Mummery came from an artistic family. His brother was the architect John Charles S. Mummery, who was also the President at the Royal Photographic Society. However few of Horace's paintings have appeared in the London salerooms since his death, with the result that today he is a somewhat neglected artist. Mummery was a watercolourist of considerable talent, who exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists ad Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours. He who would return from trips abroad to France and Belgium with numerous brightly coloured sketches painted rather in the manner of Brabazon but showing more detail. Bruce Castle Museum, Haringey, London have examples of his paintings.

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Code pn430
Artist Horace A. Mummery (1867-1951)
Date c.1930
Dimensions 13.6 x 18.2cm
Framed No
Medium Gouache
Style Impressionism
Subject Architecture & Cityscapes
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