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Anthony Carey Stannus (c.1839-1919) - Late 19th Century Gouache, By the Coast



A charming gouache painting with watercolour by listed artist Anthony Carey Stannus, depicting a coastal scene with seagulls. Signed. On wove.


The condition includes creasing and some paint loss to the overall painting, which does not affect main picture significantly. Tearing to the right hand side of the painting. The largest measures 4cm.


20.3 x 41.4cm (8" x 16.3")
Sheet: 21.6 x 42.6cm (8.5" x 16.8")

Artist Biography

Anthony Carey Stannus was born in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, and educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution, before studying art at the Belfast School of Design, 1850-54. He moved to London to further his studies, and then in 1864 spent four years travelling in Mexico, where he secured a position as an artist with the army of Maximilian I and later as a correspondent for the Illustrated London News.

He returned to London and exhibited at the DG, London Salon, RA, RBA and at the RHA and Walker Art Gallery. By 1882 he had relocated back to Belfast where he joined the Belfast Ramblers' Sketching Club, acting as President for five years. Examples of his work are in the collections of the Belfast Harbour Office, Carrickfergus Council, National Trust for Scotland, NML, NMNI and the Victoria and Albert Museum. He died in Paddington, London.

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Code pt164
Artist Anthony Carey Stannus (c.1839-1919)
Date Late 19th Century
Dimensions 20.3 x 41.4cm
Framed No
Medium Gouache
Style Realism
Subject Seascape & Coastal
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