Evening Light – Corfe Castle

Stanley Royle (1888 - 1961)

Oil on canvas

1935

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Poland
    City: Warsaw
    Place: British Embassy
  • About the artist
    Born in Stalybridge, Stanley Royle grew up in Sheffield and attended Sheffield College of Art. He exhibited work early in his career at the Royal Academy and the Paris Salon and became a member of the Royal Society of British Artists (1920). In 1931 he moved to Canada to teach at the Nova Scotia College of Art, later becoming Professor of Drawing and Painting at Mount Allison University, New Brunswick. Royle was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy in 1942, then returned to England in 1945 and settled in Sheffield. A successful artist, he is known primarily for his landscape paintings for which he was awarded a silver medal at the Paris Salon in 1951 and a gold medal in 1955.
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  • Details
    Title
    Evening Light – Corfe Castle
    Date
    1935
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 71.00 cm, width: 91.50 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Sotheby's, 18 March 1977
    Inscription
    br: STANLEY ROYLE 1935
    Provenance
    Sold through Sotheby's, London, on 18 March 1977 (Lot 246); from which sale purchased by the Department of the Environment
    GAC number
    13171