William Howard Yorke IOM (1847-1921) - 1919 Watercolour, Old Bridge, Selby
A delicate and charming early 20th Century watercolour with gouache highlights by the listed artist William Howard Yorke IOM (1847-1921). The study depicts an autumnal landscape scene including an old bridge with two figures admiring the view over the flowing river. William Howard Yorke was a member of the Isle of Man Arts Council.
Well presented in a washline card mount and a gilt effect wood frame, as shown. Signed in the lower left hand corner. Inscribed on reverse. Framing information label on reverse.Signed. On watercolour paper.
The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration, surface dirt and minor foxing particularly on the mount. The frame contains some very minor scuffed edges.
11.6 x 20.6cm (4.6" x 8.1")Framed Size: 29.8 x 37cm (11.7" x 14.6")
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Artist, born in St. John, Brunswick, Canada. A painter primarily of ship and maritime scenes he was taught by his father William Gay York(e)(1817-c.1886.) He was based in Liverpool having left Canada with his parents circa 1855 and he exhibited at Walker Art Gallery. His middle name is often misspelt as Hord or even Hoard and his last name sometimes has the letter ‘e’.
Examples of his paintings are in the collections of the Manx Museum, National Library of Wales, NMW, National Museums Liverpool, the National Maritime Museum, Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management, New Brunswick, Canada,Mystic Seaport, Connecticut, USA, Peabody Museum of Salem, Massachusetts, the San Francisco Maritime Museum, Maritime Museum, Troense, Denmark and in the Museo Maritimo, Barcelona, Spain.
Unit 1, Ousegate Mills, Ousegate, Selby, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, YO8 4NJ
|Artist||William Howard Yorke IOM (1847-1921)|
|Dimensions||11.6 x 20.6cm|
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