UA-81275160-1 Latefossen Waterfalls in Norway by Sydney E Hart - Hart Paintings


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Latefossen Waterfalls in Norway by Sydney E Hart

£300.00 £200.00

Latefossen Waterfalls in Norway by Sydney E Hart

Watercolour Painting

Overall Frame Size 13.5 ins (343 mm) by 12 ins (305 mm)

Image Size 5.5 ins (140 mm) by 3,5 ins (89 mm)

Sydney was the 4th child of Thomas Hart the eminent Cornish artist.

Tutored by his father, and at 17 years he was exhibiting and selling them.

Several newspaper reports praise the quality of his pictures.

His works include this watercolour Latefossen Waterfalls in Norway by Sydney E Hart

Sydney joined his father on trips to Odda Norway and settled there earning a living by selling his art.


In 1911 Raphael Tuck and sons Ltd of London included in there “Oilette” World Wide range of postcards 6 paintings by Sydney, these remained in there catalogue up to 1930.

The sales of art dropped and the death of his father in 1916 had an effect on him. He became  Reclusive and did not get on with the local people, 20 plus years in Odda he lived in 2 hotels.

In 1921 a chambermaid went in to his room in the morning and found him in his room bleeding from a wound.

Sydney went to hospital in Bergen by boat. On the 4th July he died

Latefossen Waterfall

Låtefossen or Låtefoss is a waterfall located in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland County, Norway. The 165-metre (541 ft) tall waterfall is unique and thus it is a well-known tourist attraction in the area. It is special in that it consists of two separate streams flowing down from the lake Lotevatnet, and as they fall, the join together in the middle of the waterfall, just before going under the Norwegian National Road 13, making for a spectacular (and wet) view as one drives over the old, stone, six-arched bridge


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