Walter Cristall, River Lea, Wheathampstead - Early 20th-century watercolour


An original early 20th-century watercolour painting, Walter Cristall River Lea, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire.

A loose, expressive watercolour by landscape artist Walter Cristall (exh.1925-1940). With the addition of graphite to delineate form.

Signed and inscribed lower left. 
In good condition for its age. The picture may have minor imperfections, such as slight marks, toning, foxing, creasing or pinholes, commensurate with age. Please see photos for detail.
21.8cm x 28.2cm.

Walter Cristall was a landscape artist working in Hampstead, London in the early to mid-20th century. He reportedly had a studio at 15 Nassington Road in Hampstead, and lived in a three-storey Regency building called Bronte Cottage opposite Hampstead Heath, which was later home to artist Mary Hill. Cristall exhibited between 1925 and 1940, including at the New English Art Society, the RA, the RBA and the RSA. This is painting is one of a collection of watercolours by Cristall that we have for sale, depicting rural British landscapes around Middlesex, Essex and Suffolk, and Hampstead itself.

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Product code: JN-326

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