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John Glover (1767-1849)

Biography of artist John Glover (1767-1849)

John Glover (1767-1849) was a self-taught artist receiving some lessons from William Payne. Glover was a drawing teacher at Lichfield when he began exhibiting at the Royal Academy from 1795. He was a founder member of the Old Watercolour Society.

Glover bought a house in Ullswater, circa 1818, where he intended to retire. He sold the house to buy a Claude Lorraine painting - an artist whose work much influenced him.

Glover's subjects were mostly landscapes of the Lake District, Wales and Dovedale.

In 1831, he left for Launceston, Tasmania with his family, sending pictures of local scenery back to London for exhibition until his death in 1849.

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Lot FS16/303

Lot FS16/303: Attributed To John Glover [1767-1849] An Extensive Lake Scene, Mountains in the Distance Oil on Canvas 36 X 41.5cm. John Glover

Attributed to John Glover [1767-1849] An extensive lake scene, mountains in the distance oil on canvas 36 x 41.5cm. John Glover a self-taught artist receiving some lessons from William Payne. A drawing teacher at Lichfield, he began exhibiting at the Royal Academy from 1795. A founder member of the Old Watercolour Society. Bought a house in Ullswater, circa 1818, where he intended to retire. He sold the house to buy a Claude Lorraine painting - an artist whose work much influenced Glover. His subjects were mostly landscapes of the Lake District, Wales and Dovedale. in 1831 he left for Launceston, Tasmania with his family, sending pictures of local scenery back to London for exhibition until his death in 1849.

Estimate: £800 - £1,200
Realised: £400

Lot FS14/482

Lot FS14/482: Circle of John Glover [1767-1849] - Livestock in An Extensive Valley, Figures in the Foreground, Farm Buildings Beyond

Circle of John Glover [1767-1849] - Livestock in an extensive valley, figures in the foreground, farm buildings beyond - watercolour laid down and varnished 74 x 142cm.

Estimate: £300 - £500
Realised: £850