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James Robert Granville Exley Art

British, 1886-1955

James Robert Granville Exley was a painter, printmaker and teacher, born in Great Horton, Bradford, West Yorkshire on 16th May 1878. He studied at Craven College and the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1907. He then went to work in Paris for a time. He was headmaster of Hull School of Art and Design, 1912–19 and also taught in Cambridge, moving to London in the 1920s. Exley exhibited widely from 1906 and became a member of the Royal Society of Painter- Prin in 1923. Exley was elected ARE in 1905 and RE (Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers) in 1923, exhibiting at the Royal Academy of Arts and Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. He subsequently lived in Grassington, Yorkshire.

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Elizabeth Exley - British Art Deco 30's inter war female portrait oil painting
By James Robert Granville Exley
Located in London, GB
A large stunning half-length Art Deco portrait of Elizabeth Exley wearing a red dress, pearls and a fur wrap. It was painted circa 1935. A beautiful inter war 20th century portrait o...
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1930s Art Deco James Robert Granville Exley Art

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Contentment
By James Robert Granville Exley
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"Contentment, " Grey Japanese Bantams, by the British painter and printmaker John Robert Granville Exley (usually JR Exley) is more than about poultry. This male/female pair sit in c...
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Early 1900s Aesthetic Movement James Robert Granville Exley Art

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Etching

James Exley, Roaring Tiger watercolour
By James Robert Granville Exley
Located in Harkstead, GB
James Exley (1878-1967) Roaring Tiger, Signed and dated 1903, Watercolour 14 x 10 ¼ inches A superbly executed image capturing all the latent power and ferocity of the tiger. Jam...
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Early 20th Century Naturalistic James Robert Granville Exley Art

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Night drive
By James Robert Granville Exley
Located in London, GB
This highly atmospheric, original and unusual painting, by James Exley, was executed in 1941. The focus of the headlights, dancing off intricately detailed branches and trunks, is m...
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1940s Realist James Robert Granville Exley Art

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