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SA727846

James Orrock Watercolour ‘ Near Milford,Surrey ‘

Price

£2,500 | $3,337 USD | €2,879 EUR
Item Number: SA727846
Date of manufacture: 1890
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Graham Reed Fine Art
This antique has been viewed 26 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.

Description

James Orrock RI, ROI 1829-1913.A significant collector of English pictures,James Orrock became a skilled and prolific watercolourist in the an early nineteenth -century manner.
Born in Edinburgh,the elder son of the four children of a chemist and surgeon-dentist by his first wife.Encouraged by his mother in his lifelong passion for art and music,he began to board at Irvine Royal Academy ,Ayrshire,at the age of eight,and there received his first formal drawing lessons from Mr White.Going on to Edinburgh University to read surgery and dentistry,he found time to study oil painting with James Ferguson.He then moved to Leicester to perfect the mechanical branch of dentistry under the surgeon-dentist,Mr Williamson.While there he took lessons from John Burgess of Leamington and began to produce paintings for exhibition based on sketches that he made on his travels.’Near Milford,Surrey’ watercolour signed and dated 1892.This superb exhibition quality watercolour is housed in its original restored and regilded period frame inscribed on the original back board with the title.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1890.


Dimensions

Height = 86 cm (33.9")
Width = 117 cm (46.1")
Depth = 6.5 cm (2.6")


Seller Details

Graham Reed Fine Art
Newark Antiques and Interiors
Kelham Rd
Newark
Nottinghamshire
NG24 1BX
United Kingdom
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