TWO WATERCOLOURS OF EARLY RAILWAY SUBJECTS c.1865 by THOMAS MATTHEWS ROOKE

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TWO WATERCOLOURS OF EARLY RAILWAY SUBJECTS circa 1865 by THOMAS MATTHEWS ROOKE, (1842-1942). 1) One featuring trackwork, bridge and wagons, location unknown. 2) The second featuring lineside and pointwork, location unknown. Watercolour & pencil. Artwork Approx Size: 200 x 200mm overall. Mounted with line wash and initialled by the artist. PRICE INCLUDES DELIVERY TO UK DESTINATIONS. Please contact us if you require further information on this item. Thomas Mathews Rooke was born in London. He attended the Royal College of Art and the Royal Academy Schools. Rooke painted landscapes, architectural drawings, biblical subjects, and portraits mainly in watercolour. For many years he spent his summers on mainland Europe, producing architectural drawings of cathedrals for John Ruskin. He also worked as a studio assistant for Burne Jones. Rooke was an interesting personality, witty, gentle, and self-depreciating. Rooke married Leonora Jane Jones. They had a son and daughter. The son Noel 1881-1953 was a painter, engraver, book decorator, and poster designer.
TWO WATERCOLOURS OF EARLY RAILWAY SUBJECTS c.1865 by THOMAS MATTHEWS ROOKE
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