Painters Paintings John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893): A Moonlit Lane, 1874, oil on board, 54.6 x 4…
Painters Work John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893): A Moonlit Lane, 1874, oil on board, 54.6 x 43.5 cm. (21 ½ x 17 1/eight in.), Personal Assortment
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By making use of his talent in lighting results and unusually cautious consideration to element, John Atkinson Grimshaw may convincingly seize each the setting and temper in his work. Grimshaw’s haunting depictions of desolate gas-lit streets and misty harbors in and round Yorkshire seize the each the poetic and religious bent of the Pre-Raphaelites in addition to the isolation of the city atmosphere that turned significantly acute in direction of the top of the 19th century.
Painted on the top of his profession, A Moonlit Lane is a really high-quality instance of Grimshaw’s talent at capturing the temper of a nonetheless late-autumnal evening, the road abandoned and quietly bathed in delicate moonlight.