Painters Paintings John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893): Glasgow, Saturday Night, 1892, oil on canvas…
Painters Work John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893): Glasgow, Saturday Evening, 1892, oil on canvas, 30.6 x 46 cm, Personal Assortment . . .
By the top of the nineteenth century Glasgow and its neighbouring cities had grow to be the economic heartbeat of the British Empire with the ship constructing yards specifically offering the means to hyperlink the faraway territories of the Empire.
Grimshaw was fascinated by these new city industrial centres and depicted them with an excellent technical accuracy.
By the point the current work was accomplished he was some of the profitable business artists in Britain who had discovered an inventive components for depicting the brand new industrial age.
As rich retailers, industrialists and businessmen, newly wealthy off the again of the growth in British trade sought to purchase his depictions of their cities, there was a dramatic improve in Grimshaw’s manufacturing of those nocturnal dock scenes.