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Welsh Moorland near Llangollen by Claude Muncaster circa: 1933

Welsh Moorland near Llangollen by Claude Muncaster circa: 1933

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Claude Muncaster was a Marine and landscape painter, etcher, illustrator, writer and lecturer.

Born 4 July 1903, West Chittington, Sussex, son of Oliver Hall RA. Educated at Queen Elizabeth School, Cranbrook, Kent, 1914-19. He had no formal art training but studied - by copying works of landscape - under the direction of his father, launching his career as a landscape painter at the age or 15. First exhibited, as Grahame Hall at the RA , 1921 and '22. 

Adopted the name of Claude Muncaster, 1922 (formally changed by deed poll, 1947). First solo exhibition Fine Arts Society, 1926. Associate of the Royal Watercolour Society, 1931, and full member from 1936. Founder member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists, and later president (1958-74). Made several sea voyages, writing and illustrating his experiences in Rolling Round the Horn, 1933. 

During WWII served in the RNVR, advising on camouflage of shipping. He exhibited extensively and his work is held world-wide, including the Tate Gallery. Watercolours of royal residences commissioned by Queen Elizabeth, 1946-7. Author of: The Students' Book of Watercolour Painting, 1938; Landscape and Marine Painting in Oils and Watercolours, 1958.

This exquisite painting captures the beauty of Welsh Moorland near Llangollen. It features a breathtaking landscape of nature, painted with watercolour technique on high-quality paper by the renowned artist Claude Muncaster in 1933. The painting measures 33cm in height and 43cm in width, and it is framed to highlight its exceptional beauty. This original artwork is a perfect addition to any art collection and an excellent gift for nature lovers. The painting depicts the natural beauty of Wales, featuring a peaceful and serene view of the moorland. With its accuracy and exceptional detail, this painting is sure to impress art enthusiasts and collectors alike.
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