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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Elaine - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Elaine
Landscape with a winding river - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Landscape with a winding river
Moonlight Study - Old English House - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Moonlight Study - Old English House
Knostrop Hall, Early Morning - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Knostrop Hall, Early Morning
Old English House, Moonlight after Rain - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Old English House, Moonlight after Rain
Liverpool Docks Customs House and Salthouse Docks Liverpool - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Liverpool Docks Customs House and Salthouse Docks Liverpool
The Cradle Song - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
The Cradle Song
Lights in the Harbour - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Lights in the Harbour
A Country Estate In Autumn - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
A Country Estate In Autumn
Glasgow Docks - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
Glasgow Docks
The Thames below bridge - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
The Thames below bridge
On the Esk, Whitby - John Atkinson Grimshaw - www.johnatkinsongrimshaw.org
On the Esk, Whitby

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