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George Edward Horton (1859 - 1950)

Marsden Rock

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George Horton, a member of the Bewick Club and the Cullercoats Colony, was born in North Shields this is an Impressionist view of Marsden Rock, a landmark on the North East Coast of England. A highly respected and talented artist his work is still extremely poular.

pastel     5" x 9 1/2"  (with frame 15" x 19 1/2")   signed

£450.00

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ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

George Edward Horton (1859 - 1950)

George Horton, a member of the Bewick Club and the Cullercoats Colony, was born in North Shields and, on leaving school became a delivery boy for his father, a butcher. His mother, bizarrely, asked him to leave home when she found him drawing an animal's skull. As he then decided to become a professional artist, having moved in with relatives, his mother's reaction did the art world a service! Horton exhibited widely in the North and moved to London in 1918. From the late 1890s he made regular trips to Holland. His work is very distinctive and has always been considered undervalued commercially. Hopefully the recent recognition and increase in value of works by the Staithes Group and linked Impressionist artists of the Bewick Club and Cullercoats Colony will lead to Horton's work receiving the acclaim it deserves

Other paintings by this artist:

  • A Canal Scene Venice
  • Bradley Mill, Wylam, Northumberland
  • Comical Corner, South Shields on Tyne
  • Dutch Windmill
  • King Edwards Bay,Tynemouth
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church, Hexham
  • The Bents, South Shields Looking to Tynemouth
  • The Free Library, Stoke Newington
  • The Wooden Bridge Bank, Bedford Street, North Shields
  • Tynemouth Long Sands towards Cullercoats
  • Whittle Mill, Ovingham on Tyne
  • Winlaton Mill

Artwork Tags: Art | British | Impressionist | marine | Northumbrian

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