Stanhope Alexander Forbes

1857–1947

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, ‘The Health of the Bride’ 1889
The Health of the Bride 1889
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Biography

Stanhope Alexander Forbes (18 November 1857 – 2 March 1947), was an artist and a founding member of the influential Newlyn school of painters. He was often called 'the father of the Newlyn School'.

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Plein air

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Art Term

Newlyn school

The term Newlyn school refer to a group of artists who settled in Newlyn and St Ives in the late ...

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