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GEORGE CHAMBERS SNR OWCS (1803-1840)

1803 to 1840, England

The Grounds of a Country House with Figures enjoying the Garden

Oil on canvas

signed with initials and dated 1833

49.70 x 61.00 cm    19.57 x 24.02 inches

Overall Framed Size
60.00 x 71.50 cm    23.62 x 28.15 inches


In Alan Russet’s biography, with its subtitle “The Sailor’s Eye and the Artist’s Hand”, there is the appraisal that George Chambers has been under-appreciated in artistic circles and that he was possibly the finest marine painter of the 19th century.

To have become a significant and highly skilled painter was a considerable achievement when one considers his lack of oppor...
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