Wednesday, March 15, 2017

George Cole Paintings in

George Cole (1810-1883) paintings of outdoor scenes bear a strong resemblance to the work of his son, George Vicat Cole. The elder did more port scenes and landmark structures, though never with an eye to record impressive architecture.  His handful of views around Windsor Castle seem just to be the location of pleasing countryside (a common trait in royal locations).  The elder also worked in portraits an animal studies, but the wide open country views were his most common, and were the subject almost exclusively adopted by his son,

The London Road, Portsdown Hill
by George Cole

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