A Normandy Market
by Terrick John Williams


  • Country of origin: England

  • Medium: Oil on canvas

  • Signed: Signed lower left

  • Dated: c. 1900

  • Condition: Very good original condition

  • Size: 10.00" x 14.00" (25.4cm x 35.6cm)

  • Framed Size: 17.00" x 21.00" (43.2cm x 53.3cm)

  • Provenance: By descent through the artist's family

Artwork Biography

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Terrick John Williams studied in Antwerp (1885-1886) and at the Académie Julian in Paris under Bouguereau and Tony Robert-Fleury (1887-1889). He exhibited at the Royal Academy in London from 1888 and the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris where he won a third-class medal in 1908 and a second-class medal in 1911. Williams travelled extensively in Europe and particularly France, where he painted landscapes in Normandy, Britanny and Paris. In 1929 he designed a series of posters for the London Underground Group. He was made an associate of the Royal Academy in 1924 and a full member in 1933. He was also appointed president of the Royal Watercolour Society in 1933.

Solo Exhibitions

1984, Mist and Morning Sunshine, Whitford and Hughes, London

Museum and Gallery Holdings

Bath (Victoria AG): Santa Maria della Salute, Venice (c. 1920, oil on canvas)
Brighton (AG and Mus.): Seaweed Gatherers (1903, oil on canvas)
Christchurch (AG Te Puna o Waiwhetu): Evening, Concarneau (1901, oil on canvas)
Liverpool: Mosque Door in Tangiers
London (Royal Academy): St Michael's Mount, Cornwall (1933, oil on canvas)
London (Tate Collection): Quiet Twilight, Honfleur (exhibited 1922, oil on canvas)
London (Transport Mus.): 4 posters of royal buildings and palaces
Preston: Ribbons and Lace
Sydney (AG of New South Wales): The Quay, St Tropez, France (1903, watercolour); A Turkish Boat, Ragusa (1903, oil on canvas)