Antique Painting of Bigbury Bay by Tom Rowden
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Title: Bigbury Bay and Borough Island, South Devon
Artist: Tom Rowden
Date: circa 1890
Description: Watercolour of sheep, painted from Warren Point, Thurlestone looking towards Burgh Island before the hotel was built. Original gilt mount, needs re-framing. Excellent summer colours.
Image size: 206 x 400mm, 8.25 x 16".
Order No. 579
19th century watercolour of Burgh Island by Tom Rowden
Tom Rowden (1864 - 1926). A self taught landscape artist who at one time lived at 169, Great Portland Street. London but moved to Exeter in 1890 . He is well known for his endearing studies of cattle and ponies on Dartmoor, he also painted in the Scottish highlands and occasionally painted seascapes. He died on the 15th of May 1926.
Exhibited 2 at the Royal Hibernian Academy and also at the Slade gallery in 1883.