Storm over Dartmoor

Description
A painter of both landscapes and portraits, Jack Merriot studied at Croydon School of Art and St Martins School of Art. He was also President of the Wapping Group of Artists from 1947 to 1960. In later life he moved from the Sussex to Polperro, Cornwall. Jack was a prolific illustrator and his published work included the Beautiful Britain series of books, the Pitman Guide to Watercolour and posters for British Rail and the Post Office.
Accession Loan No.
219/1970
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on hardboard
Common Name
Storm over Dartmoor
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Storm over Dartmoor
Dimensions
board H 710 mm; board length 912 mm; frame H 796 mm; frame length 998 mm
Production Person Surname
Merriott
Production Person Initials
Jack
Period Classification
Modern (1945-)
Production Year Low
1960
Production Year High
1968
Production Town
Storrington
Production County
Sussex
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Inscription / Transcription
Jack Merriott; Society of Sussex Painters Sculptors & Engravers Touring Exhibition / Jack Merriot VPRI ROI SMA The Elms West Street Storrington Sussex / Storm Over Dartmoor 105 gns (£ sign crossed out)

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