Durham Cathedral & Castle Original Oil Painting English School
English School, 19th Century English, Romanticism Period.
River View of Durham Cathedral & Castle from Framwellgate Bridge.
See images for details.
The painting is unsigned.
Dimensions: W66 x H93cm.
About the Painting:
This beautiful painting is the view of Durham Castle & Cathedral on the peninsula next to the River Wear from Framwellgate Bridge. You can see the Fulling Mill and Prebands Bridge in the distance. The painting features the Military British Redcoats on Framwellgate Bridge in the foreground. The oil painting is unsigned because it is an English School painting believed to have been painted by a student during the 19th century to learn the process of oil painting in order to instruct the student or correct any mistakes.
What is the English School of Painting?
The English School of Painting was part of three branches of the Royal Academy, the other two schools were the Study of Casts and Celebrated Works of Antiquity and the Study of Living Models. The English School comprised of British Artists and was the dominant school of painting in England from 1750 - 1850.