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Haymaking (Atkinson Wells)

Description:

William Page Atkinson Wells was an artist born in Glasgow in 1872. Wells is known for using small, thickly applied brushstrokes for his oil paintings. 

 

As a young man, Wells studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. After his studies, mhe moved to Australia for 5 yeaard, before returning to Europe to work in France. Wells moved around often, and after his stint in France, he enjoyed a short stay in Glasgow, before moving on to Preston in Lancashire, and then Devon.

Materials/Media:
oil on board
Dimensions:
200 x 260mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
FA/A237
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0053834
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council