[From the catalogue-in-progress for “Landscapes & Livestock,” a loan exhibition for Agincourt Homecoming in the Fall of 2015]
SEMMENCE, John Oswald [1930–1985]
House seen through Pollard Trees
oil on paper / 10 1/8 inches by 7 1/2 inches
Scottish painter John Oswald Semmence was born at Kincardine O’Neil, one of the oldest villages in the valley of the River Dee, Aberdeenshire. Semmence attended Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen during 1949-52, where he gained a travelling scholarship to study in Europe.