William Herbert Clarkson – A Downland Park

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Signed with initials W H C (bottom left). Coloured chalks on thick wove paper. Mounted. Note: An oil painting by W H Clarkson of the same subject was exhibited at the R.A. 1936.

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12 3/4 in x 17 in. (43 cm x 32.5 cm.)


Window of Mount: 12 in x 14 1/4 in. (30.5 cm x 36 cm.)

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Mount: 17 7/8 in x 19 5/8 in. (45.5 cm x 50 cm.)


Clarkson, William Herbert (1872-1944)

William Clarkson studied under Henry Tonks at The Slade School of Art and was commissioned to draw for surgeons as a War Artist while serving in France, 1914-18. They were mostly anatomical as at that time they were just starting to work on X-rays. A collection of his anatomical drawings are in the archives of The Queens Hospital Sidcup. W H Clarkson A.R.B.A. 1928. R.B.A. 1930. Landscape and figure painter. Exhibited 1893 - 1940. Address / London 1893 / Godalming, Surrey 1901 / Littlehampton, Sussex 1924. Exhibited: L 43. NEA 12. RA 13. RBA 41. RHA 3. ROI 1. Ref: The Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940.