Antique Paintings and Pictures by
Phillip Mitchell

Antique paintings, pictures, prints, seascapes and landscapes by Phillip Mitchell RI

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MITCHELL, PHILLIP RI. 1814 - 1896, Watercolour - River Tamar looking towards Morwellham Quay , 270 x 425, £1250 Phuillip Michell Watercolour of The River Tamar Devon

MITCHELL, PHILLIP RI. 1814 - 1896, Figures on Beach, possibly Wembury - South Devon, 292 x 520, was £1295 Now £1195

Phillip Mitchell - Wembury, South Devon
MITCHELL, PHILLIP RI. 1814 - 1896, Antique print of Plymouth Breakwater Lighthouse Looking Towards Mt. Edgecumbe, Hand coloured lithograph, (Scarce), 200 x 305, 295 Antique Print of Plymouth Breakwater by Phillip Mitchell
MITCHELL, PHILLIP RI. 1814 - 1896, Drake's Island and Mt. Edgecumbe, hand coloured lithograph, (Scarce), 200 x 292, SOLD Antique Lithograph of drakes Island Plymouth by Phillip Mitchell

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His home address is listed as 4, Bedford Terrace, North Hill, Plymouth.
He painted mainly marine and landscape views in a similar style to that of another Plymouth artist William Payne. A former naval officer he settled in Plymouth and was elected to the new watercolour society in 1854.
Exhibited: 114 @ RI, 338 @ NWS, 2 @ RBA, 8 @ M.

From 'Art in Devonshire' by George Pycroft pub. 1881 'Landscape painter
in watercolour, born in Devonport in 1814. He took to art in early life, but had
no art instruction, except a few hints from an elder brother, who painted miniatures.
At the age of fourteen years, he went to Falmouth, and there became acquainted
Philp and Williams and with them used to go a-sketching. At the second exhibition of the Cornwall Polytechnic he sent in a drawing, 'Pendennis Castle, and by it gained a prize.

About the year 1845 he settled in Plymouth, and since that time has always practiced there, and with success.. In early life he painted mainly coastal scenes, from his living near the sea, but latterly has drawn inland landscapes. He was a member of The Plymouth Sketching Club, and a friend of Condy, Johns, S. Cook, W. Eastlake and others, and drew frequently with the renowned marine artist, Brierly.
He is an old member of The Institute of Painters in Watercolours, and has regularly exhibited at their galleries for the last twenty years. His pictures are to be seen at Mount Edgecumbe, and at most Devonshire houses where watercolours are to be found, as he has for many years been reputed one of our leading Devonshire landscape painters.'

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