A RIVER ARUN LANDSCAPE ~ JOSÉ WEISS

A RIVER ARUN LANDSCAPE ~ JOSÉ WEISS

Code: H150

Dimensions:

W: 63.5cm (25")H: 51cm (20.1")

£2,350.00 Approx $2948.56, €2619.84

Jose Weiss (Joseph Vincent Nicholas Francis Weiss) was landscape painter, born in Paris in 1859. He adopted British nationality in 1899 after a painting holiday in Sussex.

 

He lived At Houghton House in the village of Houghton, near Arundel, West Sussex.

 

Weiss was a prolific and great painter of English landscapes in the style of the Barbizon School, mostly depicting scenes of the Sussex countryside, and exhibited 17 works at the Royal Academy 1887-1904.Works include ‘A Sussex Farmyard’, ‘Southdown Sheep’, and ‘A bright day on the Arun.

 

He is also known as a great pioneer of aviation and a glider enthusiast an interest that he was as passionate about as his painting.