Ernest William Haslehust View of Durham the Cathedral and the Wear watercolour

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Ernest William Haslehust (1866-1949)

View of Durham, the Cathedral and the Wear

Watercolour

34.5x52cm

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Born in Walthamstow, Haslehust studied at the Slade under Alphonse Legros. A prolific watercolour painter of British landscapes his greatest work was the illustration of thirty-six volumes of Beautiful England published by Blackie & Son. A member of the RI, RBA, RWA and RBC, he designed posters for railway companies including LNER and LMS – including a series of three of County Durham for the former – and his illustrations were widely published in magazines including The Tatler and Illustrated London News.

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