Artwork Fine Vintage 20th Century Oil Painting Landscape Welsh Marine Pembroke Castle After Paul Sandby

Artwork Fine Vintage 20th Century Oil Painting Landscape Welsh Marine Pembroke Castle After Paul Sandby

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-1 Victorian style vintage artwork oil painting Welsh marine landscape historic Pembroke castle After Paul Sandby.
-Oil on board painting.
-In the style of after Paul Sandy.
-Such an evocative scene.
-Subject traditional Welsh country marine castle in landscape.
-Depicting 2 Swans swimming in the foreground with famous iconic Pembroke Castle.
-The castle is sited on a strategic rocky promontory by the Milford Haven Waterway.
-The first fortification on the site was a Norman motte-and-bailey.
-It had earthen ramparts and a timber palisade.
-In 1189, Pembroke Castle was acquired by William Marshal.
-He soon became Lord Marshal of England, and set about turning the earth and wood fort into an impressive Norman stone castle.
-The inner ward, which was constructed first, contains the huge round keep with its domed roof. Its original first-floor entrance was through an external stairwell.
-Inside, a spiral staircase connected its four stories.
-The keep's domed roof also has several putlog holes that supported a wooden fighting-platform.
-If the castle was attacked, the hoarding allowed defenders to go out beyond the keep's massive walls above the heads of the attackers.
-Signed by a local Pembrokeshire accomplished artist Eric Windale.
-Paul Sandby was an English painter, made his first recorded visit to Wales in 1770.
-He made three trips to Wales all together; in 1770 and 1771 he visited North Wales and painted the famous Caernarfon Castle, and in 1773 he toured South Wales in the company of Joseph Banks, an English botanist and naturalist.
-His three short journeys resulted in many pencil sketches, watercolours and oil paintings.
-Sandby’s paintings represent the very essence of what the artists found inspirational in Wales and its magnificent nature.
-From castles and old ruins.
-Artist has caught the scene with superb master skill.
-Well composed with extreme accuracy in its execution with beautifully controlled brush work.
-Set in a rather nice light wooden frame.
-Our online gallery only selects & sell paintings based on quality & significance.
-We realise that your purchase is for your home or as an investment.
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-So pleasing to the eye a most exciting beautiful scene to talk about to your guest.
-Condition report.
-Offered in fine used condition.
-Frame has some scuffs, wear commensurate with usage & age.
-Painting board surface has some minor noticeable stains with usage & age.
-A superb collectors wall display item.
-With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display.
-Circa late 20th century dated 1995.


W53.0 x H43.0 x D2.5 cm



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Eric Windale



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United Kingdom


Late 20th Century


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