ARTIST: Joseph Hughes Clayton (Exhibited 1891 – 1929)
TITLE: “Early Morning, Mounts Bay, Newlyn Harbour,
MEDIUM: Watercolour on paper 9.1/2” x 20.1/2”
Signed lower right
REF: KFA 582 (SOLD)
Joseph Hughes Clayton was a prominent member of The Royal Cambrian Academy in the late 19th century. He worked mainly on the North Wales coast and Anglesey producing charming studies of the fishing community, particularly at Cemaes Bay where he owned a cottage.
He exhibited between 1891 and 1929 showing 42 works at The Walker Art gallery in Liverpool. He is listed as having lived in Wallasey in Cheshire around 1928.