Somerset Painters

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J W North: The Publishers’ Circular and Booksellers’ Record on 10/1/1925

The following is a transcript of an article by Gilbert Dalziel that appeared in the The Publishers’ Circular and Booksellers’ Record on 10/1/1925. “As a painter in watercolours, North’s sense of colour was simply superb. He saw in Nature hues and effects which to an ordinary pair of eyes would be unobservable; and that he … Continue reading

A Goddess – J W North ARA RWS (1913)

C ompleted in 1913 when North was 71 and displayed at the RWS Winter Exhibition (No.55). A really unusual subject for North. He was much criticised for his figure drawing (in early works it seems that Pinwell and Walker painted in figures for North – so he must have been sensitive to the accusations) and … Continue reading

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