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nuneham courtenay lock cottages, by robert harris
Tags: cottage, figures, Victorian, river Thames, costume, architectural, bridge
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nuneham courtenay lock cottages

by robert harris
Medium
Traditional
Artist Notes
The Lock Cottages were in the grounds of Nuneham Courtney House, Oxfordshire and were designed along with the rustic bridge as a 'romantic eyecatcher' by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown. It was quite a tourist attraction when boating on the river Thames in Victorian times, but sadly the cottages and bridge have long since been demolished and the site now is unrecognisable. Definitely a paradise lost. The size of the painting is 90 x 90 x 3 cm. and is on stretched canvas.
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Artist robert harris

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Location
hampshire, england
Artist Biography
Robert Maxwell Harris was bornĀ at Southampton, England in 1952. I have been painting as a hobby since 1982 in oil and acrylic. My main influence when I started was Pre-Raphaelite art which had a lot of attention to detail. Much of my inspiration to paint comes the landscape of the Ridgeway area ...
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