“Village St, Wendens Ambo, Essex” by James Aumonier – Church St, Wendens Ambo, Essex, UK
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N 52° 00.321 E 000° 12.101
31U E 307935 N 5765330
Quick Description: Two paintings of Church St in Wendens Ambo, looking East.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/4/2015 7:46:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMNF82
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
James Aumonier was born in Camberwell in 1832, a son of a jeweller. He studied art at evening classes at the Birkbeck Institute and at the Royal College of Art. In his earlier life he designed patterns for calico printing, later concentrating on landscape painting.

He was elected to membership of the Royal Institute of Painters in watercolour in 1876, elected to membership of the New Watercolour Society in 1879, a founder member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 1883, and a member of the NEAC in 1887. In 1889 he was awarded a gold medal for water colour in Paris and a bronze medal for oil painting in Adelaide. He received a silver medal at the 1897 Brussels Exhibition.

He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1871 to 1907, the Leicester Galleries in 1908 and the Goupil Gallery in 1908 and posthumously in 1912.He died in 1911 and was cremated at Woking.

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There are two paintings of Church St by Aumonier. The first painting, oil on canvas, is in the collection of Sheffield Museums. The second painting is entitled “After work, wenden, Essex” is a watercolour of the same scene with the church erased from the scene.
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Artist: James Aumonier

Date of Your Photograph: 3/4/2015

Medium of Painting: Oil on canvas & watercolour

Date of Painting: Not listed

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