Oliver Hall RA
These are from a collection of excellent watercolours, graphite drawings and oil paintings by Oliver Hall RA, RE, RWS (1869–1957), most are signed and all are unquestionably by the same hand.
Oliver Hall RA, RE, RWS (1869–1957) was a landscape painter in oil and watercolour and an etcher with a preference for rugged moorland and Spanish subjects. Hall studied at the R.C.A. from 1887–90, then attended Westminster and Lambeth Schools of Art evening classes alongside private art tuition with D. A. Williamson of Liverpool, working at Broughton-in-Furness. He travelled extensively in Spain, France and Italy. Hall began exhibiting etchings at the R.A. in 1890 and was a member of the R. W. S. He lived at Pulborough, Sussex, and later at Ulverston, Lancashire, where he died on the 5th December 1957. His son paints under the name of Claude Muncaster. Elected A.R.A: 23 Apr 1920. Elected R.A: 24 Feb 1927. Elected Senior R.A: 01 Jan 1937