Gorgeous oil on canvas by William Gilbert Foster ( British , 1855- 1906) framed in simple gold frame. A moody ocean painting with the palest blues and and rich greens and blacks. This is a beauty!
About the artist
William Gilbert Foster was a senior member of the Staithes group of artists, he had a studio at Runswick Bay for many years. He painted landscapes and rural genre in oil and watercolours. Exhibited regularly at the British Royal Academy of Arts (forty times) and at the Royal society of British. The Staithes Group or Staithes School was an art colony of 19th-century painters based in the North Yorkshire fishing village of Staithes. Inspired by French Impressionists such as Monet, Cézanne and Renoir, the group of about 25 artists worked together in plein air, in oil or watercolour.
Measures: 43” W x 25” H including frame
** Approx. 1.25” tear in lower right hand
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