Arthur Heslop (1881-1955)
`Durham Castle`
 An impressive large and colourful large impressionist watercolour of Durham castle by listed Newcastle artist Arthur Heslop. Bold and vibrant use of colour giving a very atmospheric effect. Looks amazing on the wall. Dates I would think to around 1920. New antique white ingres textured mount and refinished antique satin gilt swept frame which is in nice condition with only one or two minor faults. Sheffield gallery label verso.

Mediumwatercolour  Conditionvery good
 Image size20 x 14 inches   Provenancesigned lower right,titled verso
 Overall size 27 x 21 inches 
Agec.1960 Price £239

Arthur Heslop (1881-1955) studied at Armstrong College (later Kings College, now Newcastle University), before taking up a staff appointment on the Art staff. He travelled and sketched extensively abroad on University vacations and was extremely fond of marine subjects. He was an active member of the Society for Nautical Research, Greenwich, London. He exhibited at the Walker Gallery, Liverpool and the Royal Scottish Academy between 1914 and 1916. Lived in Newcastle.