1930s "Down Along, Clovelly, N. Devon" Watercolor Signed W. Sands (Thomas Henry Victor)
Charming and cheerful watercolor of the picturesque North Devon village of Clovelly, England signed by the artist W. Sands. This colorful piece depicts a village street views with the steep decline leading to the harbor.
This fine piece of art is actually the work of the Cornish artist Thomas Herbert Victor (1894-1980). He signed paintings under the W. Sands pseudonym in order to overcome a contractual agreement with the Morrab Gallery. His work was deemed good enough to be offered a scholarship at the Slade College of Art, but he remained in Cornwall. He specialized in pretty and warm local scenes.
Mounted, framed and glazed. In excellent condition.
Artist: W. Sands (Thomas Herbert Victor)
Styles: English Traditional
Place of Origin: England
Materials: Watercolor, Paint, Paper
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition, Original Unaltered
Damage or Points of Notice: Excellent vintage condition appropriate with age and light decorative use. No imperfections noted.
Dimensions: 10.5"W x .5"D x 16"H
Additional Dimensions: Image size: 4.75"W x 10"H
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