Watercolour by Arthur Briscoe of a yacht making for harbour
Watercolour by Arthur Briscoe of a yacht making for harbour

Watercolour by Arthur Briscoe of a yacht making for harbour

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Arthur Briscoe RSMA RI RE (1873-1943)
A stiff breeze off the Essex coast

Watercolour, signed and dated 1909
Framed & glazed
Overall size including frame: 48.4 x 68 cm

Arthur Briscoe was born in Birkenhead on 25th February 1873. He was educated at Shrewsbury School and studied art at the Slade School and at Academie Julian in Paris. In 1899 he acquired a studio in Maldon, Essex, and bought a 3 ton cutter which, with his young family, he would spend much time sailing along the French and Belgian coasts and through the Dutch waterways.