Liverpool Quay by Moonlight by Atkinson Grimshaw. 1887. Oil on canvas, 610 x 914 mm. Collection: Tate Britain T00902. Purchased 1967. Image released under Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND (3.0 Unported). Click on image to enlarge it.

As the museum website points out, “he was entirely self-taught, and had begun life as a railway clerk. He was much influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites, but gradually moved towards a more ethereal evocation of light and atmosphere reminiscent of Whistler.” — George P. Landow


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