1 Original English Fine Art Oil On Canvas Painting Pastoral Landscape "Boats on Heybridge Basin Canal" Graham Petley. Oil on canvas landscape signed by the famous listed English School Artist Graham Petley.
Subject pastoral landscape representing the pleasant, traditional features of the countryside in Heybridge Basin Canal. So pleasing & relaxing scene to the eye.
A superb collectors investment item. Born in Essex in 1944, Graham Petley was educated at the Headley Walter School in Brentwood, before studying Design at the South East Technical College.
After working for a time as a window dresser and a deep sea fisherman, he opened an art gallery in Rayleigh in 1972 where he worked hard to promote several artists as well as his own work. In 1980 however, he decided to sell his business in order to concentrate on his paintings and since then he has exhibited widely across the country and abroad. Inspired by the changing seasons this renowned landscape artist captures the mood and poetry of the countryside. All the pastoral pleasures of the country's magical seasons are faithfully recorded and portrayed in his paintings.
Rising early to catch the pearly light of dawn or lingering to witness the golden hues of dusk, Graham has captured the timeless charm of the countryside with breathtaking clarity. Graham Petley is one of Britain's foremost living landscape artists. A dedicated and life-long painter who has worked alongside the descendants of the great Impressionists and a former member of the Fine Art Trade Guild, London.
Graham has been commissioned on several occasions by members of Middle Eastern Royal families and is regularly exhibited at London's leading galleries. His paintings are now collected throughout the world. This painting was exhibited at the Halcyon gallery label on the back. We only select & sell our paintings based on quality & significance. Condition report. Offered in fine used condition.
Having various noticeable wear and some minor chips cracking to the frame and some stains to the canvas surface in places commensurate with usage & age. Set in a beautiful gilt frame. With hanging thread on the back ready for home display. Circa late 20th century 1970's. The price includes Free delivery in England, Wales, & Scotland mainland only, for all other overseas & International countries please ask for a quote