Description: The Children of L. Breitmeyer Esq.
signed 'T.C Gotch' and inscribed 'The Malt House/Newlyn/Penzance' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
54 1/2 x 72 in. (138.5 x 183 cm.)
Artist or Maker: Thomas Cooper Gotch (British, 1854-1931)
Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1898, no. 375.
Literature: A. Graves, The Royal Academy of Arts: 1769-1904, London, 1970, vol. 2, p. 279.
Athenaeum, 30 April 1898, p. 573.
Times, 1 June 1898, p.4.
Notes: Educated at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Antwerp, the Slade School and in Paris under the tutelage of J. P. Laurens, Thomas Cooper Gotch settled in 1887 at Newlyn, Cornwall, where he belonged to the Newlyn School of plein-air painters. His work was exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1880 onwards.
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