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The Village Philharmonic

Stanhope Alexander Forbes

The Village Philharmonic
3 0 c m
actual image size: 29cm x 22cm


Stanhope Forbes studied painting in France returning to England, to become a leading member of the Newlyn School, Cornwall. His best known paintings are large, realistic scenes of everyday life in the fishing villages of Cornwall. After exhibition at the Royal Academy, this work was shown at the Paris Salon where it was awarded a Gold Medal.

Image Details

1335mm x 1725mm
oil on canvas
Purchased in 1889
Accession Number

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