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ERNEST AMOR (1889 1967)

 

Apsley House, London

Watercolour. 17.8 x 21.6cm. Signed IMAGE

 

Coronation Day, London

Watercolour. 21.3 x 25.5. Signed IMAGE

 

Huts and Boats, Whitstable

Watercolour. 25.3 x 30.4cm . Signed IMAGE

 

Rontswood

Watercolour. 24.2 x 29.2. Signed IMAGE

 

 

Dolls House, Church Street, Kensington, London

Watercolour. 19.7 x 26cm. Signed IMAGE

 

Fishing Boats in a Harbour

Watercolour. 18 x 22.7cm. Signed IMAGE

 

Crown & Anchor, Shoreham

Watercolour. 33.7 x 27.3cm. Signed IMAGE

 

Harbour, Whitstable

Watercolour. 21.5 x 27.5cm. Signed IMAGE

 

Church, Swalecliffe

Watercolour. 20.5cm x 25.7cm. Signed IMAGE

 

The Tate Gallery

Watercolour. 13.9 x 17.2cm. Signed IMAGE

 

Hyde Park Corner at Night

Watercolour. 19 x 19.5cm. Signed IMAGE

 

Kings Arms, Kingsdown

Watercolour. 10 x 13.5cm. Signed IMAGE

 

Admiralty Arch, Floodlit

Watercolour. 16.5 x 18cm. Signed IMAGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ernest Amor was a figurative artist producing colourful, naively charming scenes of London, where he lived, and the North and South East coast including Whitstable and Shoreham. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in the mid 1920s, contemporary with Rex Whistler. He was a director of the family leather goods manufacturing firm. He was commissioned in the Artists Rifles and wounded in France in 1917. Between the wars he was a keen territorial in Queen Victorias Rifles winning the Territorial Decoration. During World War II he was Commandant of a prisoner of war camp in England. He exhibited 11 works at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions between 1954 and 1964 and sold pictures to many well known people including the film actor Cary Grant who gave some to Prince Rainier of Monaco

 

 

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