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Country of origin: Scotland

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed: Signed lower right

Dated: c. 1900

Size: 13.00" x 16.00" (33.0cm x 40.6cm)

Provenance: The Scottish Gallery - Edinburgh c. 1980

Artist biography

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Born in Glasgow Wells studied at the Slade before moving to Sydney, Australia where he lived and worked for five years. He returned to Europe, working for a time in Paris and rural France where he acquired an admiration for the Barbizon School with its rich tones and glowing colours. After a short stay in Glasgow he settled in Preston, Lancashire, for seven years as a scene painter. He finally settled in Appledore, Devon where he died.