Oil on Board, 90x80cm.
James Kessell 1915-1978
Provenance : Ex-private collection, R.O.I. exhibit 1953.
Born in Coventry, James Kessell specialised in oils. He was the son of James Everett Kessell and studied at the Coventry School of Art from 1928-1934.
He exhibited at numerous principal galleries including the Royal Academy, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Society of Marine Artists etc.
His work is held in a number of public collections.