139 Sold Kenneth Webb - Carrickfergus Castle and Quay - Oil on Canvas

This Oil on Canvas is by Kenneth Webb RWA FRSA RUA (b.1927). The Painting is of Carrickfergus Castle and Quay and is signed lower left and titled on the reverse.

Frame Dimensions Height 22" (56cm) Width 46" (117cm)

Painting Dimensions Height 16" (40.6cm) Width 40" (101.6cm)

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'Kenneth Webb - Born in London in 1927, he initaly served in the Royal Navy and Fleet Air Arm until they were disbanded in 1948. He then studied in College of Art Gloucester and Cheltenham from 1948 - 1952. He was appointed head of painting in the Ulster College of Art in Belfast a position he held from 1953 - 1960. In 1957 he founded the Irish School of Landscape painting. In 1974 Webb purchased the Ballinaboy Studio in Connemara on the west coast of Ireland, and this  has offered a multitude of inspiration for his work over the last forty years.He has noted that his main influences range from English Romantic Landscape Painting of William Blake to the present day. Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland and Ivan Hitchens whom he met, are also key figures in his artistic development and inspiration.'