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Joseph John Jenkins 1811-1885 Large Architectural Watercolour Painting Rouen France


£485 | $646 USD | €550 EUR
Item Number: SA513647
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Roger Bradbury Antiques


Market day Rouen. Numerous colourful figures on market day amongst the fine architecture of Rouen. A lovely composition worthy of a fine collection. Signed lower left, in good condition with ivory mount and later quality marbled gilt frame.
Size: 53cm x 42cm
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Born in London, he was son of an engraver, who trained him. He later abandoned engraving for water-colour painting. He became known as a painter of domestic subjects and single figures.
In 1842 Jenkins was elected an associate of the New Water Colour Society, and a member in 1843. He exhibited fifty-seven drawings at their exhibitions in Pall Mall. In 1847 he left, and joined the Old Watercolour Society; he was elected an associate in 1849, and a full member in 1850. He was its secretary for ten years, from 13 February 1854, and first introduced special private views of its exhibitions for members of the press. He also contributed to exhibitions, sending more description


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 53 cm (20.9")
Width = 42 cm (16.5")
Depth = 3 cm (1.2")

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