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John Falconer Slater (British, 1857–1937)

  • £1,950.00

John Falconer Slater (British, 1857–1937)

Mist Rising Over a River in the Scottish Highlands

Oil on Canvas

  • Signed lower right.
  • Painting - 61cm x 91.5cm
  • Frame - 78cm x 109cm 

Notes

A superb example of the work of John Falconer Slater depicting a mountainous highland river landscape with mist rising over the mountains.  Signed lower right.

Condition

In very fine condition.  Clean, most attractive, well framed and ready to hang.

Artist Information

John Falconer Slater was a Northumbrian artist who exhibited prolifically in his own area. Initially, however, he worked as a bookkeeper for his father's corn mill and then ran a store in the diamond fields of South Africa before turning to art as a career. He was a member of the Bewick Club and President of the North East Art Club, based in Whitley Bay, and also a member of the Cullercoats Colony. He is recognised as being one of the earliest British artists to adopt the Impressionist technique of painting. He was expert at depicting the many moods of the North Sea. The last twelve years of his life were spent in Cullercoats. He exhibited in London, Scotland and other provinces as well as the Laing Art Gallery. Not only did Slater paint but he also wrote about art, in both the press and his own publication. He was known to have exhibited at the Walker Gallery - Liverpool, Manchester City Art Gallery and at the Royal Academy. His work is held at the National Maritime Museum, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle and Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead.