`Chideock Village and Golden Cap`
John Jowitt c.1950
Oil on canvas by Dorset painter John Jowett (1904 - ?) depicting Chideock church and Golden Cap beyond in the far distance. The rocky shoulder of Golden Cap is the highest point on the South Coast and features huge cliffs on the far side (in this instance) fronting on to Lyme Bay. This is one of a small collection of Jowitt paintings featuring scenes around Chideock where he lived for many years. Chideock church has a painting by the artist which can be seen in the tower.
John Jowitt (1904-?) was a painter in oil and watercolour. Born in Leeds, Yorkshire. Attended Uppingham School and Yeovil Art School 1935-9, under George Mitchell. Jowitt exhibited at the Royal Academy and ran the Jowitt Art Group. Lived in Chideock, Devon, which is between Bridport and Lyme Regis.
|Medium||oil on canvas||Condition||excellent|
|Image size||20 x 17 inches||Provenance||signed verso|