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Owen Merton's Exhibitions at the Leicester Galleries.

Transcription of the Catalogues for Owen Merton’s Exhibitions
at the Leicester Galleries, London, 1925 and 1928.

 

Leicester Galleries. May and June 1925. Water-colour Drawings by Owen Merton.

Biographical Note:

Owen Merton was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. He studied in London and Paris from 1906 onward, and was elected a Member of the RBA in 1910. From 1911 to 1914, he was a student of Mr. P. Tudor-Hart, to whose teaching Mr. Merton wishes to acknowledge his great indebtedness. Mr. Merton last exhibited in London in 1913, at the New English Art Club, and in 1914 at the International Exhibition. Since 1918, he has shown his pictures mostly in New York, at the Daniel Gallery, the Ferargil Gallery, the Junior Art Patrons of America, Knoedlers, etc., etc. Two of his water- colours are in the National Gallery of New Zealand at Wellington, and in 1924 a large water-colour was bought by the Brooklyn Museum, New York.

No.

1.    A North African Garden: Winter.

2.    Canal Lock, Beziers.

3.    The Cathedral, Beziers: Afternoon.

4.    Street with Shadows.

5.    Canal and Warehouses, Beziers.

6.    The French Fort, Bou-Saada.

7.    The New Church, Beziers.

8.    Arabs and Trees.

9.    Village beyond a Cliff.

10.  Landscape with Cork Groves, above Collioure.

11.   Street: Morning.

12.  Street with Pink Tomb, Bou-Saada.

13.  In the Oued.

14.  Houses and Water Tank, Bou-Saada.

15.   Street with People.

16.  Fortress, Laghouat.

17.  Valley in the Pyrenees.

18.  Algerian Mosque.

19.  Provincial Landscape.

20. Prats-de-Mollo.

21.  Houses and Hills, Banyuls.

22. Banyuls-sur-Mer.

23. Collioure: Evening.

24. Cathedral from the River, Beziers.

25.  Lent by Sir Michael Sadler, K.C.S.I.

26. Landscape, Banyuls.

27.  White Villa, Banyuls.

28. The Harbour, Cette.

29. Houses by the Canal.

30. Village Street.


Leicester Galleries. May 1928. Water-colours by Owen Merton.

Biographical Note:  

Owen Merton was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. He studied in London and Paris from 1906 onward, and was elected a Member of the RBA in 1910. He exhibited at the New English Art Club, and at the International Society’s Exhibition. Since 1918, he has shown his pictures mostly in New York, at the Daniel Gallery, the Ferargil Gallery, the Junior Art Patrons of America, Knoedlers, etc., etc. Two of his water- colours are in the National Gallery of New Zealand at Wellington, and in 1924 a large water-colour was bought by the Brooklyn Museum, New York. Mr. Merton held his first "one-man" exhibition in London at the Leicester Galleries in 1925.

No.

1.   Village Street Sunlight.

2.   Ships drying Sails.

3.   The Church, St. Antonin.

4.   The Little White House, St. Antonin.

5.   Hills in Snow.

6.   St. Antonin.

7.   The Notary’s House, St. Antonin.

8.   The White Church.

9.   Quai du Bosc Cette.

10. The Grey Pool.

11.  Steamship and Sailing Ship.

12.  Snow, Le Lioran.

13.  Houses, Carcassonne.

14.  Street in Snow, Murat.

15.  Carcassonne. The City and Houses.

16.  Laghouat.

17.  The Convent, Murat.

18.  French Barque, Cette.

19.  River Aveyron.

20. Steamers, Cette.

21.  Carcassonne.

22. View of a Port.

23. Farm in Snow.

24. Rivers and Cliffs.

25.  Yachts. The Old Port, Marseilles.

26. Murat.

27.  Noon on the Quay.

28. Penne. Village and Ruins.

29. Marseilles.

30. Fields in Snow.

31.  Medieval Town.

32. White House, St. Antonin.


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