Jonathan Edward Hodgkin RBA (1875-1953) - 1941 Watercolour, Rocky Water Stream
DescriptionA fine watercolour painting by the artist Jonathan Edward Hodgkin, depicting a landscape view with a rocky water stream and trees. Well-presented in a card mount and in a simple wood frame. Signed and dated. On watercolour paper.
Overall in good condition, with some discolouration. Small scratch marks to the glazing. Some wear to the frame, including minor scuffs.
48.5 x 61.1cm (19.1" x 24.1")Framed Size: 52.9 x 65.5cm (20.8" x 25.8")
Jonathan Edward Hodgkin (1875-1953) was a painter of landscapes in watercolour, and is sometimes referred to as Jonathan Edwin. He was an engineer by profession and a prolific painter who was self-taught.
Hodgkin was a devoted humanitarian during World War I, heading the local branch of The Friends War Victims Relief Committee. From 1916 on he served in Durham as a Quaker chaplain to the imprisoned conscientious objectors, and organised transport for wounded in Darlington district. He was a Trustee of Bowes Museum and was a founder of the Darlington Society of Arts in 1922. Elected to the Royal Society of British Artists in 1928, Hodgkin also exhibited at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and Walker's Gallery.
|Artist||Jonathan Edward Hodgkin RBA (1875-1953)|
|Dimensions||48.5 x 61.1cm|
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