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Polperro and Peak Rock by Thomas Hart F.S.A

£425.00 £350.00

Polperro and Peak Rock by Thomas Hart F.S.A

Watercolour on Paper

New Frame and mount ready to hang

Overall Frame Size   722 mm by 533 mm

Image Size   618 mm by 354 mm

Polperro and Peak Rock by Thomas Hart F.S.A

Thomas Hart

Born 1830 Crowan Cornwall, Died 1916 The Lizard, Cornwall

Moved to Falmouth in the 1840’s

He was a prolific painter in watercolours and oil. He lived up to 1862 in Falmouth, Cornwall, the home of several known artists.

Married Louisa Hallamore in 1862 in Falmouth, Cornwall. Initially they set up home in Plymouth

Thomas had one of the very first photographic studios at 10 Flora Place, Union Road, Plymouth.

Louisa travelled to Falmouth for the births of Herbert and Horace (artists)

1865 the family moved to the Lizard Point in Cornwall,

Painted a large volume of work including this watercolour Polperro and Peak Rock by Thomas Hart F.S.A

Exhibited at the Royal academy, Grosvenor Gallery and at numerous venues in the UK.

His work sold from the 1850’s. Thomas travelled widely in the UK and Europe gathering ideas and working “Plein Air”.

From 1880 to the early 1900’s Thomas spent 2 months in Odda Norway where he set up a studio.

They had 11 children, 6 of them became professional Painters.  In the late 1800’s numerous Titled people in the UK and throughout Europe purchased his paintings.


(CornishPorthpyra,[1] meaning Pyra’s cove) is a large village, civil parish, and fishing harbour within the Polperro Heritage Coastline in south Cornwall, England. Its population is around 1,554.

Polperro, through which runs the River Pol, is 7 miles (11 km) east of Fowey and 4 miles (6 km) west of the neighbouring town of Looe and 25 miles (40 km) west of the major city and naval port of Plymouth. It is a noted tourist destination, particularly in the summer months, for its idyllic appearance with tightly-packed ancient fishermen‘s houses which survive almost untouched, its quaint harbour and attractive coastline.


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