Clarke, George Row (c.1829-1908; English)
View of King’s College, Cambridge 1872
Watercolour, c.38 x 61 cm
Unidentified; present location unknown
The artist’s dates vary somewhat in different sources, although there is general agreement that he was active in London from c.1858-89.
Several of his topographical watercolours have sold for modest prices at recent UK and Australian auctions.
[comparative photo: East Barsham Manor, Norfolk (via mutualart.com)]
AR 1875, p.39; NGV 1894, p.45 (II.Stawell Gallery, no.10: details as shown here; as 15” x 24”); NGV 1905, p.42 (II.Stawell Gallery, no.19; same details; also noted as dated 1872) [£20]
For the artist, see Bénézit 3, p.1073 (mentioning the present work) and AKL 19 (1998), p.406 (giving Clarke’s dates as 1825-82); for other examples of his work, see e.g. http://www.blouinartinfo.com/artists/40100-george-row-clarke and https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/East-Barsham-Manor–Norfolk–with-a-hunt/3A32CE504AB9CC51 (work reproduced here; full details accessible only to subscribers)