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Charles Edward Hern (1848-1894) - 1885 Watercolour, Church Lane, Gorleston



A finely painted and charming 19th Century watercolour by the artist Charles Edward Hern, depicting Church Lane in Gorleston, Great Yarmouth. The notable architecture and use of varying shades of brown and green, echoes memories of times gone by. Signed and dated in the bottom right hand corner. Details of the picture framing company on reverse. Displayed in a washline mount and presented in a vintage style gilt effect frame. Signed and dated. On wove.


Very minor surface dirt underneath the glass. Generally in good condition.


26.3 x 17.5cm (10.4" x 6.9")
Framed Size: 45.4 x 35.8cm (17.9" x 14.1")

Artist Biography

Charles Edward Hern was an English painter who worked with watercolours. Hern moved to Australia in 1873 for about ten years but returned to England before his death. Hern lived in Hyde Park, London and exhibited in the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, Dowdeswell Galleries, Fine Art Society, The Dudley and New Dudley Galleries and most notably at the Royal Academy. He was given a great honour when he was commissioned to teach watercolour painting to the Daughters of the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII), HRH Princess Maud and Princess Victoria.


Church Lane, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, NR31

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Code kk321
Artist Charles Edward Hern (1848-1894)
Date 1885
Dimensions 26.3 x 17.5cm
Medium Watercolour
Style Realism
Subject Architecture & Cityscapes
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