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ramsey head st davids charles parsons knight oil wales coastal sea landscape preraphaelite
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RAMSEY HEAD ST DAVIDS - CHARLES PARSONS KNIGHT - OIL - WALES - COASTAL - SEA - LANDSCAPE - PRERAPHAELITE

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Rayner Fine Art

Description

‘A HEADLAND IN THE IRISH CHANNEL’
TITLED ON ARTIST’S LABEL ON STRETCHER
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ANOTHER OLD LABEL STATING ‘RAMSEY HEAD ST DAVIDS’
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OIL ON CANVAS DATED 1873
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CHARLES PARSONS KNIGHT
1829-1897
SIGNED
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A good quality coastal view by Charles P Knight, an artist who In his use of meticulous detail and clear, bright light his landscapes show the influence of the Pre-Raphaelite painters.
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He was the son of a Bristol clergyman and initially became a sailor in his youth.
He began his artistic career painting ships in Bristol harbour before training at the Bristol Academy. He spent much of his time on the coastline of Devon, Cornwall and Wales and was well known for the quality of his landscape and marine paintings.
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This painting shows the influence of the Pre-Raphelite landscape painters such as John Brett who was working during the same period as Knight.
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He exhibited widely: Royal Academy,
Royal Institute of Oil Painters,  ...show more description

Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1870.

Dimensions

Height = 52 cm (21")
Width = 70 cm (28")
Depth = 6 cm (3")

This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Rayner Fine Art.

Rayner Fine Art

Gloucestershire
United Kingdom
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