View of the port of Exmouth in Devon at sunrise or sunset.

The artist painted mainly in the vicinity of Exeter, where he lived and worked as an apothecary. The palette of brown and blue and bold outline drawing, influenced by Francis Towne, conveys a strong sense of radiant light, shadow and atmosphere.


Collection of Lady Frances Anne Stevens.

The Box, Plymouth

Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AJ
01752 304774

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The Box, Plymouth is a major cultural and heritage attraction scheduled to open in spring 2020. It will feature a series of permanent galleries showcasing the city's art, human history, natural history, film, photographic and archive collections alongside an exciting programme of events, artist commissions and temporary exhibitions. Please see our website for full details and confirmed opening hours.

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