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Biography – John Anthony Park [1878-1962]
He was born in 1878 in Preston and lived with his brothers and sisters. He initially worked in a cotton mill in Preston and then worked as a painter and decorator in the family business. In the late 1890s he became an artist full time visiting Devon and Cornwall.
From 1902 he studied art under Julius Olsson and Algernon Talmage followed by classes in Paris at The Académie Colarossi under Auguste Joseph Delecluse. In 1905 he exhibited three paintings at the Royal Academy including Summer Evening, Low Tide and The Bay Cloudy Day.
During 1906 he painted in the south of England and the River Thames in London. In 1911 he produced paintings from Concarneau and the East coast.
During the war he served in the East Surrey Regiment based in France between 1916-1918. After marrying he moved to Brixham with a studio in St.Ives, becoming a founder member of the St.Ives Society of Artists in 1927.
From the early 1930s he painted Majorca, Italy as well as the West Country and Wales. In the late 1930s he visited and painted in Hampshire. Towards the end of his life he lived in Ermington, Folkstone and finally Preston.
What did John Anthony Park paint?
During his career he was based in Plymouth, Brixham, Polperro and St.Ives. Subjects include Concarneau, River Thames, London, Mallorca, Venice, Exmoor, Dedham, St Ives and still life to name a few.
How did he sign his works?
Signs works ‘J.A.Park’
Did John Anthony Park work in other media?
Mainly painted in oils on panel or canvas but I have seen a few early pencil drawings.
Where did J.A.Park sell?
He sold direct, at art dealers and exhibitions. We have also seen gallery labels and provenance from Frost & Reed and from auction houses including Bonhams, Sothebys and Christies.
Where did JA Park Exhibit?
He exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, Manchester City Art Gallery, New English Art Club, Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Hibernian Academy and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters.
Did he make prints?
We are often shown prints by J.A.Park which seem to be period textured/varnished prints, which are made to look like oil paintings.
These are not original paintings and are of small value. Please see below some images of JA Park prints on paper.
“The Wharf Roads St Ives Cornwall” period print on paper.