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Gordon Howes (1938-2013) - Signed 1995 Gouache, La Ventana

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A gouache panoramic study of La Ventana sandstone stripes by listed artist Gordon Howes. Clearly influenced by photo-realism, this is a more expressive example of his work compared to his more scientific fish studies. His bold use of colour and decisive brushstrokes translates well, in a more atmospheric landscape piece. Well presented in a card mount and gilt effect frame. With biographical details fixed to the reverse and a label with title and date. Signed and dated. On wove.


In excellent condition.


34 x 40cm (13.4" x 15.7")
Framed Size: 45 x 51cm (17.7" x 20.1")

Collection Information

From a collection of fine gouache artworks by scientist, Gordon Howes, depicting tropical fish and American landscapes. The impressive level of detail, in particular to the fish studies is indicative of Howes scientific knowledge. This clearly impacts his artistic style, visible in his tendency towards photo realism.

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Artist Biography

Born and educated in London, Gordon Howes joined the Natural History Museum in 1968 as a scientific assistant in the fishes section. Besides cataloguing and researching the collection Gordon published over 40 scientific papers on freshwater and deep-sea fish. He also collected and observed fish in their natural habitats in Africa, and North and South America. His paintings of fish have been exhibited in London, Johannesburg and in a solo exhibition at the Natural History Museum in Geneva. Examples of his work can be found in corporate collections such as the Fishmongers Livery Company, London. Howes later retired to Sussex to illustrate books and technical publications while exhibiting a number of landscape works locally.

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Code kj230
Artist Gordon Howes (1938-2013)
Date 1995
Dimensions 34 x 40cm
Medium Gouache
Style Realism
Subject Landscape
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