Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson
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Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson

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  • Fine Art 20th Century Impressionist Oil Painting Chester Eastgate Street Clock After George Thompson.
  • Indistinctly signed by an unknown English artist.
  • Oil on canvas.
  • This is such a lovely painting in the style of similar to the well known Wirral artist George Thompson.
  • Subject an impressionist view of Chester Eastgate Street Clock and has such an intriguing quality and colourful happy scene that is very attractive.
  • Eastgate and Eastgate Clock in Chester, Cheshire, England, stand on the site of the original entrance to the Roman fortress of Deva Victrix. 
  • It is a prominent landmark in the city of Chester and is said to be the most photographed clock in England after Big Ben.
  • The original gate was guarded by a timber tower which was replaced by a stone tower in the 2nd century, and this in turn was replaced probably in the 14th century. 
  • The present gateway dates from 1768 and is a three-arched sandstone structure which carries the walkway forming part of Chester city walls.
  • In 1899 a clock was added to the top of the gateway to celebrate the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria two years earlier. 
  • It is carried on openwork iron pylons, has a clock face on all four sides, and a copper ogee cupola. 
  • The clock was designed by the Chester architect John Douglas. 
  • The whole structure, gateway and clock, was designated as a Grade I listed building on 28 July 1955.
  • George Thompson was born in Wigan in 1934, but moved to Chester at the age of eleven.
  • He studied Fine Art (painting) at Chester School of Art and gained his ATD (Art Teacher's Diploma), the equivalent of a degree in art which you could not obtain at university at that time.
  • He has been teaching since then in Chester and The Wirral.
  • He lives in West Kirby on the Wirral Peninsula and every summer has a working holiday abroad painting. He has visited Venice, Tuscany, Croatia, Corfu and Ireland.
  • He has had 1 man exhibitions in Australia, Canada, USA and Japan, as well as the UK and his paintings are in collections worldwide.
  • He has won prizes at the Pastel Society Exhibition, the Mall Galleries in London and the National Scrylic Painters' Association Exhibition.
  • Well composed with extreme accuracy in its execution with beautifully controlled brush work.
  • Set in a rather nice wooden frame.
  • Condition report.  
  • Offered in fine used condition.
  • Frame has some scuffs, chips wear marks in places commensurate with usage & age.  
  • Painting front surface has some minor foxing stains with usage & age, with further noticeable foxing on the back.
  • A superb investment.  
  • With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home wall display.
  • Circa late 20th century dated 1973.  
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approximate
25.78" High (65.5cm)  
19.48" Wide (49.5cm)
1.57" Depth thickness of Frame (4cm)

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