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.

Provenance

Collection of Lady Frances Anne Stevens.


The Box, Plymouth

Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AJ
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