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Oil Painting - The Village Philharmonic

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©Courtesy of the artist's estate/Bridgeman Art Library

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1889P2
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1888 - 1888

Maker Information

Artist:Stanhope Alexander Forbes - View biography for Stanhope Alexander Forbes


Stanhope Forbes studied painting in France returning to England, to become a leading member of the Newlyn School, Cornwall. His best known paintings are large, realistic scenes of everyday life in the fishing villages of Cornwall. After exhibition at the Royal Academy, this work was shown at the Paris Salon where it was awarded a Gold Medal.

Purchased, 1888.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Newlyn School
Medium:Oil on canvas.
Material(s):Oil paint
Place of Origin:Cornwall, England


Height:1335 mm
Width:1725 mm