Portrait - John Atkinson Grimshaw
Portrait

John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836 - 1893) was a Victorian-era painter, notable for his landscapes, usually known as Atkinson Grimshaw.

He was born 6 September 1836 in Leeds. In 1856 he married his cousin Frances Hubbard (1835-1917). He died 13 October 1893, and is buried in Woodhouse cemetery, Leeds.

In 1861, at the age of 24, to the dismay of his parents, he departed from his first job as a clerk for the Great Northern Railway to pursue a career in art. He began exhibiting in 1862, under the patronage of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, with paintings mainly of dead birds, fruit and blossom. He became particularly successful in the 1870s and was able to afford to rent a second home in Scarborough, which also became a favourite subject. (From Wikipedia)



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Roundhay Lake, Leeds_2 - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Roundhay Lake, Leeds_2
Forge Valley Near Scarborough - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Forge Valley Near Scarborough
Glasgow, twilight - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Glasgow, twilight
Fifty years ago - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Fifty years ago
Ghyll Beck Bridge, Barden, Yorkshire - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Ghyll Beck Bridge, Barden, Yorkshire
On the Esk, Whitby 2 - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
On the Esk, Whitby 2
Sun-Dip, The Home Of The Heron - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Sun-Dip, The Home Of The Heron
Late Autumn, Stapleford Park, North Pontefract - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Late Autumn, Stapleford Park, North Pontefract
Golden Eve - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Golden Eve
Liverpool by gaslight - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Liverpool by gaslight
Glasgow, Saturday Night - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Glasgow, Saturday Night
Glasgow - Saturday Night - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Glasgow - Saturday Night

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