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William Thomas Nichols Boyce (1857-1911)
Shipping off Shields

 
This is a superb watercolour featuring shipping at the mouth of the Tyne. A sailing ship and paddle steamer entering the river with North Shield and South Shields piers and lighthouses also featured.

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

William Thomas Nichols Boyce (1857-1911)

William Thomas Nichols Boyce was a marine and landscape painter in oil and watercolour. Originally from Norfolk he moved to South Shields in 1872. He was a joiner and a draper before becoming a full time artist. Boyce exhibited at the South Shields Art Club and the Bewick Art Club, Newcastle, and at the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle from 1905 until his death.

Boyce's sons were all artistically gifted:Albert Ernest Boyce, Herbert Walter Boyce and Norman Septimus Boyce. 

Other paintings by this artist:

  • Evening on the North Sea
  • Fishing smack off Great Yarmouth
  • Heavy Seas off Lowestof, England
  • Return of the Herring Fleet
  • Shipping off the North East Coast

Artwork Tags: Marine | Northumbrian | Watercolour

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