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JOHN WRIGHT OAKES ARA (1820-1887)

1820 to 1887, England

“Fireworks at the Serpentine, London, January 16th 1861”

Oil on canvas

Signed and dated and indistinctly signed, inscribed and dated on label on reverse

35.50 x 61.00 cm    13.98 x 24.02 inches


“Fireworks at the Serpentine, London, January 16th 1861”

John Wright Oakes was an interesting painter who was part of the Liverpool Pre-Raphaelite movement, producing landscapes in their own particular style. The largest concentration of Pre-Raphaelite landscape painters evolved in Liverpool, largely as a consequence of Pre-Raphaelite paintings having been awarded prizes at t...
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