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Untitled Artwork Depicting A Roundhead Congregation.
[c.1840?] Unsigned watercolour on paper; sl. damage to surface in lower left corner. Image approx. 29 x 38cm, In a 20th century wooden frame, glazed; sl. damage to moulding at lower edge.A scene from the English Civil War. A congregation of Parliamentarians stand at ease in front of a church altar from which one of their number speaks, his right hand outstretched. George Cattermole, 1800-1868, was an English artist and illustrator, chiefly known for his watercolour paintings, and especially his romantic representations of scenes from British history.'The great romantic movement among the artists of France was simultaneous with the appearance of Cattermole, who may be considered as the ally of Delacroix and Bonnington, and as the greatest representative, if not the founder, in England of the art that sought its motives in the restoration of bygone times ...' (ODNB.) PLEASE NOTE: For customers within the UK and the EU, this item is subject to VAT.
      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
Last Found On: 2017-11-22           Check availability:      Direct From Seller    


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