Old Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside by Sir Cuthbert Cartwright Grundy – Bridge, Skelwith, Cumbria, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben
N 54° 25.300 W 003° 00.761
30U E 499177 N 6030438
Quick Description: An oil painting of the bridge at Skelwith painted West of the bridge.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/3/2015 5:53:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMNTVJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
Cuthbert Cartwright Grundy. the son a successful solicitor, was born in 1846 in Bury. He was educated at Stand Grammar School and Owens College. His varied interests led to him becoming a Fellow of the Linnean Society. He published books in chemistry and plant nutrition. Grundy inherited the family fortune, allowing him to become a philanthropist and benefactor. He was knighted in 1919 for his efforts in public and local services.

Grundy was a gifted painter and started exhibiting his paintings in 1879. In 1886 he exhibited at the Bristol Academy, and in 1888 he exhibited at the Royal Academy. His painting continues through to later life. He exhibited at the Walker Gallery in Liverpool in 1930. He was a member of the Blackpool Sketching Club and founder of the Grundy Art Gallery in Blackpool. He was President of the Cambrian Art Society.

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The painting, oil on canvas, is in the collection of Manchester City Galleries.
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Artist: Sir Cuthbert Cartwright Grundy

Date of Your Photograph: 4/19/2015

Medium of Painting: Oil on canvas

Date of Painting: Not listed

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