On The Lyd

On The Lyd

George Henry Jenkins (1843 – 1914)

Oil on canvas. Signed.

19¼” x 35½” (48.9 cm x 90.2 cm)

This self-taught artist specialised in coastal, marine, landscape and moorland scenes of Devon and Cornwall, painted in both oils and watercolours. He exhibited at The Society of Western Artists, Plymouth Arts Club and The Royal Western Academy in Bristol and, like many of his contemporaries, also took part in the annual “Pictures of the Westcountry” exhibitions in Exeter.