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From the collection of the retired headmaster of a private school.  The collector's father was a close friend of F. Luis Mora, N.A. (1974-1940).

 Norman Wilkinson, British 1878-1971

seascape with big sky 

Watercolor on paper, sight size 13.5 x 20 inches

signed lower left

in gold leafed and inscribed mat

Norman Wilkinson was born in Cambridge, and studied art at Portsmouth and Southsea Schools of Art.  After World War I, he emerged as 'one of the best known poster designers in the country', working for shipping and railway companies. He was a keen yachtsman. His marine paintings are considered his best works. .Wilkinson was elected President of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours.. He was also a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters.

This watercolor is in beautiful condition, expensively matted and framed.  The sky draws in the viewer's eye. 

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