A Bit of Old Newlyn - Watercolour by George Henry Downing RBA (1878-1940)


An atmospheric view with St Michael's Mount in the distance.

George Henry Downing RBA (1878-1940)

A Bit of Old Newlyn

watercolour, signed
Framed & glazed

Image size: 28.7 x 38.5 cm
Overall size including frame: 53.2 x 62 cm

The original label with the title "A Bit of Old Newlyn" and the artist's name and address has been retained and is affixed to the back of the picture.

George Henry Downing was born in Portsmouth in 1878. He was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists and a founder member of the Portsmouth and Hampshire Art Society and taught art at Portsmouth Boys' Southern Secondary School, writing two books on the subject. He included W.L. Wyllie among his friends.

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