Children Spinning Tops

Description
John Glendall is a British painter known for his landscapes of Devon and his love of recording the medieval buildings of Exeter. He was employed as a servant before his work was discovered by an employee of the print seller Rudolf Ackerman, where he became the firm’s manager. He was an illustrator and draughtsman of aquatint engravings as well as a developer of the new art of lithography. In 1861 he was involved in the creation of a museum in Exeter, however he was to die before the museum opened.
Accession Loan No.
73/1938
Collection Class
Paintings
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Children Spinning Tops
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Children Spinning Tops
Dimensions
stretcher H 434 mm; stretcher length 534 mm; frame H 605 mm; frame length 718 mm
Production Person Surname
Gendall
Production Person Initials
John
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Date
c 1855
Production Year Low
1850
Production Year High
1856
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Inscription / Transcription
8/R/hand

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