James Webb (English, 1825-1895)

Oil on Canvas
Signed Lower Right: “Webb”

Additional Information

JAMES WEBB was born in Chelsea, London in 1825. He excelled in dramatic paintings of coastal and harbor scenes and was particularly fond of painting famous old castles on rocky coasts.

Webb first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1853 and continued to exhibit until 1888; he also participated in the exhibitions at the British Institution from 1852 to 1867, the New Watercolor Society and the Grosvenor Galleries.

Webb’s works are conserved in the collections of the following; the Tate Britain and the Victoria and Albert Museums in London, and nearly all provincial galleries throughout England; the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich; City Art Gallery, Glasgow; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

"The Majesty of Greenwich"

Canvas: 30 1/2 x 60 1/4" Framed: 37 x 67 1/2"

Inventory Number: 7889-54