A Dead Linnet by John Atkinson Grimshaw

The earliest paintings of the Leeds-born Atkinson Grimshaw are still-life studies of fruit, flowers, birds' nests and dead birds.


Oil on board
16 x 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
Wyatt, D H

These pieces of direct observation were one way in which the young Grimshaw learned his trade. No evidence had been found that he took formal instruction from anyone.


Parker (dealer); D H Wyatt

Venue details

Leeds Art Gallery The Headrow, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS1 3AA 0113 247 8256 www.leeds.gov.uk/artgallery

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