Steve Art Gallery LLC USA Oil Painting Reproduction
This artist (Sir George Clausen,RA) is not available now.
Sir George Clausen,RA 1852-1944
English painter. He was the son of a Danish interior decorator and a woman of Scottish descent. At 14 he was apprenticed to the drawing office of Messrs Trollope, a London firm of decorators. While working there he attended evening classes at the National Art Training School, South Kensington, but his first important artistic contact came when he was sent to decorate a door at the home of the painter Edwin Long. With Long's encouragement, Clausen obtained a two-year scholarship to the South Kensington School of Art and then decided to further his training at the Antwerp Academy. After studying briefly under Professor Joseph Van Lerius (1823-76), he began to sketch in the fishing villages along the Dutch coast; the product of these studies Souvenir of Marlow Regatta 1889
Oil on wood 16.5 x 24.6 cm (6 1/2 x 9 5/8 in)
Leeds City Art Gallery (mk63)