James Webb

Born 1825 died in 1895

Lived in London.

Marine and Landscape painter, painted mainly in oils and watercolours.

He exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1853 and 1888 as well as at the British Institution, Suffolk Street, the New Watercolour Society, Grosvenor Gallery and various other venues.

His Royal Academy titles include coastal scenes in England, Wales, Holland and France, and also views on the Rhine. Webb painted in a robust, naturalistic style using a pale range of colours, influenced perhaps by Turner.

Works by him are in the Tate Museum, The Victoria and Albert Museum and almost all the provincial galleries

He was part of a large family of artists (Archibald, Archibald Jnr. and Byron Webb) His father, Archibald Webb, was also a landscape painter who painted a very famous picture of the Battle of Trafalgar. His brother, Byron Webb, was a London painter of animals who specialised in Highland deer, horse portraits and hunting and skating scenes.

Exhibited at:-
Royal Academy x 29
Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours x 7
Royal Institute of Oil Painters x 38
Royal Society of British Artists x 37
Dudley and New Dudley gallery x 9
New Gallery x 6
Grosvenor Gallery

Works by this artist have gone for over £130 000 in auctions.

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