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The Sketchers

Photo credit: Victoria Art Gallery

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Talmage was particularly interested in painting the elements and specialised in seascapes. This painting is all about weather. The sketchers huddle against the strong wind apparently determined to paint whatever is in front of them on this beautiful day.

Talmage was born in Oxfordshire. In his twenties he set up an art school in St Ives. He moved to London in 1909.

Victoria Art Gallery

Bath


Date

1930

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 50.8 x W 60.1 cm

Accession number

BATVG : P : 1930.2

Acquisition method

purchased from the Festival of Contemporary Arts, Bath, 1930

Work type

Painting


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Bridge Street, Bath, Somerset BA2 4AT England

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