7898P THE MILL VILLAGE JOHN PENNINGTON 1773-1841 Oil on canvas 36 ¼ x 46 inches Framed size 41 ½ x 51 ½ inches Signed
John Pennington was born in Liverpool on 27 June 1773. He stayed in Liverpool and went on to become a landscape painter working in oils.Pennington's paintings were of the Lakes, North Wales and Derbyshire.He did exhibit his work in the North West.Pennington was a founder member of the Liverpool Academy in 1810. John Pennington died in Liverpool in April 1841.
Works Represented: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Beecroft Art Gallery, Essex.
Bibl: Painters in the Northern Counties of England and Wales - Dennis Child; British & Irish Paintings in Public Collections - Christopher Wright; Dictionary of British 18th Century Artists - Ellis Waterhouse