London from Parliament Hill, Hampstead

  • About the artist
    Lincoln-born George F. Carline, portrait and landscape artist, worked in both watercolour and oils. He studied at Heatherley’s School of Fine Art in London and in Antwerp and Paris. He later exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Royal Institution. In 1896, an exhibition of 59 of his paintings titled ‘The Home of our English Wild Flowers’ was held at the Dowdeswell Galleries in London. Carline died in Assisi, Italy, in 1920. All three of his children were also artists. Notably, his son Richard, who was a landscape and figure painter and served as an official war artist during World War I, in Palestine, Persia and India. His daughter, Hilda, is best remembered as the first wife of painter Stanley Spencer, whom she married in 1925.
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    Title
    London from Parliament Hill, Hampstead
    Date
    1918
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 100.00 cm, width: 125.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Richard Carline, September 1979
    Inscription
    signed & dated br; verso: London from Parliament Hill Hampstead / George Carline 1918
    GAC number
    14826