Artists who have painted Durham
James Mallard WIiliam Turner
Above and below are two more of Turners watercolours of Durham I just love Turner and how even before the impressionists created that blurred impressionist style. Turner was able to create that impressionist style as seen in the scene above where we can see faintly in the middle of the picture Framwellgate bridge and it's reflection and the cathedral and castle have no definition, maybe it is a rough watercolour sketch this is something he did a lot as he travelled with his sketch book, but can you see the impressionist style that Monet and his contemporiares developed it is here don't you think with the man who was born in Covent Garden .
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Above a view of the entry road to Durham by Newcastle born artist John Wilson Carmichael (1799 -1868)
Below Thomas Girtin and to the right I am not sure who this artist is
Below Left Norman Wade who had a gallery in Saddler Street Durham during the 1970s this is a typical example of Norman's printmaking below right is another Carmichael painting of Durham