Crystal Palace Picture Gallery,
Crystal Palace Picture Gallery,
Crystal Palace Picture Gallery,
Crystal Palace Picture Gallery,

Crystal Palace Picture Gallery,

1875 England

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£225 gbp
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Crystal Palace Picture Gallery, , bronze prize, 1873, by G. G. Adams, Britannia attended by Plenty and Learning with a view of the crystal palace in the distance, rev. a wreath border with legend within, Awarded/ by the / Crystal Palace Coy. / for a / Sea- Piece/ Painted by/ R. H. Nibbs /1875. 63 mm, ( Allen SY 1873- 001), contained in original gilt lettered case. rubbed on the high points, otherwise good very fine.


Richard Henry Nibbs was born in Brighton and educated in Worthing.He lived in the area all his life. He later taught the violin and cello and for many years played in Brighton's Theatre Royal Orchestra. However, a small legacy from a friend allowed him to pursue a career as a painter. He is best known for his marine painting.

The Crystal Palace Picture Gallery was opened in June 1856. Artists who exhibited there were eligible to compete for one of the annual awards.
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