Polpeor Cove, near the Lizard. Watercolour, signed annd dated 1875. 19.5ins x 13ins.
John Mogford was born in London of a Devonshire family. He studied at the Government School of Art and Design at Somerset House and married a daughter of the painter Francis Danby. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour in 1866 and a full member the following year. Mogford exhibited frequently in London at the Royal Academy (1846-1881), British Institution, Society of British Artists, New Watercolour Society, Grosvenor Gallery and elsewhere.
19.5ins x 13ins -