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British, 20th century, male.

Born 1877, in Manchester; died 1930, in Bromborough.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Local scenes, landscapes, architectural views, church interiors.


Augustus Osborne Lamplough trained at Chester School of Art and taught in Leeds from 1898 to 1899. He travelled and painted extensively in Algeria, Morocco and Egypt. He exhibited in London and throughout Britain, as well as in the USA (notably New York, Philadelphia and Buffalo). Lamplough's early works are cathedral interiors and architectural views of Venice. Following his journey to the Middle East, he painted desert views, the Nile (particularly reflections in the water at sunrise or dusk) and market scenes. His watercolours are characterised by his use of ochre, buff and beige tonalities, evocative of the desert sands and skies. Several of his watercolours have been published as book illustrations: ...


Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Great Britain.

Born 1855 or 1859, in Bruges; died January 1944.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, architectural views.

Tyndale studied in Bruges and at the academy in Antwerp, then went to Paris and worked under the direction of Bonnat. He was also a writer. Up to 1890, he painted large portraits and genre scenes in oils, later coming under the influence of his friends Claude Hayes and Helen Allingham. He also worked in watercolours. His travels took him to Morocco, the Middle East, Italy, Sicily and Japan, where he found much to inspire him. He illustrated topographical works for A & C Black Ltd, notably ...