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Clifford Montague Watercolor and Gouache

Clifford Montague Watercolor and Gouache

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Clifford Montague Watercolor and GouacheCLIFFORD MONTAGUE WATERCOLOR AND GOUACHE
Clifford Montague(1845-1901) Watercolor and Gouache Scene of St. Peters Cathedral in Luvain/Leuven Belgium Signed and dated 1883 in lower left corner. Sight size 10" x 6.5" Frame Size 19.25" x 15.25" Frame does show some wear. Clifford Montague was a British painter of landscapes and seascapes in oils and watercolours. Much information about him is given in the Pontgarreg Wales newspaper The Gambo. Montague was born in March 1858 in Tilehurst Berkshire England. He received his training at the London School of Arts. He is typically described as having exhibited between 1883 and 1900 He exhibited at the Royal Society of Artists Birmingham (19) Walker Art Gallery Liverpool (2) Manchester City Art Gallery (2) Royal Hibernian Academy (1) and Royal Scottish Academy (1). Montague was a well- known landscape artist and received commissions to paint in Britain Ireland France and the Netherlands. Montague married a woman from Holsworth Devon named Jane in 1883. They had nine children and two of their sons died in WWI. Montague moved his family to Pencwm House Post Bach Ceredigion Wales in 1913 and to Bryndewi House Pontgarreg Ceredigion Wales in 1914. Clifford Montague died there in June 1917 at age 59. His death is recorded in the records of Newcastle in Emlyn the district which contains Ceredigion. He is buried in Dewi Sant Church Blaencelyn. Montague never made a great deal of money during his life time and his family could not afford a tombstone for his grave.(364712) 88


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