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Frank Wasley (1854 - 1934)
On The River, Durham


This is a beautiful painting by Wasley featuring figures and a boat on the river at Durham with the Cathedral in the background. A fine example of his work and in excellent condition with strong colours.

Watercolour    14 1/2" x 10 1/2"      Signed.

Old Exhibition label verso reads:- Exhibited 20th Annual Devon and Exeter Exhibition at Eland's Galary Exeter 1910. Exhibit Number 352.


Frank Wasley (1854 - 1934)

Full name: Stephen Frank Wasley was born in Peckham near London. His first known home was in Nottingham from then on he appears to have moved frequently until finally settling in Henley-on-Thames. Painted in oils and watercolours often in black and white. He later developed his paintings in a ‘free’ and confident style. His subjects were frequently Venice, ancient cities and seascapes. Great admirer of Turner. Exhibited at the Royal Academy, The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, The Royal Society Birmingham and others.

Other paintings by this artist:

  • A mackerel boat, Venice
  • A Stroll at Sunset
  • Castle Durenstein on the Rhine
  • Extensive Seascape
  • Feast of St. Mark
  • Fishing Boat in the Venetian Lagoon
  • Fishing Boats in a Heavy Swell
  • Fishing, Marlow on the Thames
  • Off Chioggia, Venetia
  • Off Venice
  • Sunrise, Venice
  • Sunset St. Maria, Venice
  • Unloading the Catch
  • Venice, At the Carnival
  • Venice, The morning  of the Carnival, 1906
  • Windsor Castle

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