Mounted and framed watercolour painting of the ruins of a church, painted by Emile Antoine Verpilleux in 1920.
Emile Antoine Verpilleux (1888-1964) was a British painter who also served in the Royal Air Force during World War I.
Description of Content
Ruins of a church, possibly damaged bombing or fire during World War I. Small group of men (possibly military) in foreground.
Light brown, rectangular wooden frame. Painting attached to brown card mount. Mount and glass are coming away from the frame. Two eyelets at rear of frame for hanging. There is text on the mount and on the back of the frame. Watercolour on paper, primarily blues and yellow.
Place & Date Depicted
Mount, handwritten: " 1920 by " Painting: " E. Verpilleux 1920 " Rear, pencil: " Mrs Cornish / c/o Mr Cocking [possible] ".
Type of item
250 mm (Width), 28 mm (Depth), 302 mm (Height)