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Adolphus Knell Paintings

British, 1830-1900

Adolphus Knell
British flourished 1890

“Shipping at Dawn and Dusk” Pair of Oils on panel, signed and framed

Adolphus Knell is a member of the famous Knell family who specialised in maritime subjects, a brother to William Callcott Knell and most probably the son of William Adolphus Knell. Originally a decorator of furniture in Bath, he moved to Bristol where he specialised in small marines in the late nineteenth century. In these two pictures he uses a strong source of light transfusing the picture from the horizon towards the viewer, a device he often employed – see Plate 98 in Brook Harts “British Nineteenth Century Marine painting”. His work remains highly collectable; these are two fine examples of his oeuvre.

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Artist:Adolphus Knell
Antique Victorian 19th century English oil Fishing boat with the Sun setting
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Located in Southport, CT
Antique Victorian 19th century English oil, Fishing boat at sea, with the Sun setting. Knell was a superb painter of marine subjects during the middle of the 19th century. His work...
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1860s Victorian Adolphus Knell Paintings

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Oil, Board

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19th Century Victorian Adolphus Knell Paintings

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Oil, Board

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19th Century Adolphus Knell Paintings

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1860s Victorian Adolphus Knell Paintings

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Oil, Board

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19th Century Victorian Adolphus Knell Paintings

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"Shipping, Sunrise"
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19th Century Victorian Adolphus Knell Paintings

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19th Century Victorian Adolphus Knell Paintings

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Located in Southport, CT
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1860s Victorian Adolphus Knell Paintings

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Oil on board Board size: 9 x 12 inches each Framed size: 16 x 20 inches each Signed
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19th Century Adolphus Knell Paintings

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Thames Barges (Pair)
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Located in Belgravia, London, London
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19th Century Adolphus Knell Paintings

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