Winter, William Tatton, RBA (English)
1855 - 1928
Pont Aven, Brittany, watercolor, signed/inscribed l/l,
14.75" x 9.75" unframed.
About the Art: Very good condition. The watercolor shows some slight fading, consistent with its age. There is a little light foxing in the sky area, most noticibly to the right of the bulding on the left.
Biography: Landscape painter, often in water-colour. Born at Ashton-under-Lyne. At an early age entered business in Manchester, and in the evenings studied at the Board School classes and the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts. He took up art full-time, and visited Holland and Belgium, where he studied under Verlat at the Antwerp Academy. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1889, also at the Paris Salon and in Munich. In 1902 he was elected a member of the London Sketch Club. He lived at Reigate and painted many scenes in Surrey, Sussex and Kent. Died on 22nd March 1928. - from Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900-1950 by Grant M. Waters.
Note: Modestly priced to enable the buyer to re-frame for a total cost well below the usual prices for this artist.
Thistle Fine Art
Rockport, MA 01966