Henry Samuel Merritt (1884 - 1963), flourished 1908-1948. A view over Zennor. Watercolour, signed, 14ins x 18ins.
Merritt was a painter in oil and watercolour of landscapes and Cornish harbour scenes. In his early years Henry Merritt lived in Essex and was a member of the Essex Art Club. He exhibited widely in London and the provinces, with one-man exhibitions at the Batsford Gallery in 1945 and 1947 and also at the Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne. Henry Merritt was an Official War Artist 1939-1945 and sketches of London after the bombing are in the Imperial War Museum. He also contributed illustrations to ‘Recording Britain’ in the 1950’s.
14ins x 18ins -