Cordys

Albin Martin (UK Italy NZ 1813-88)

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000


Lot Description

Albin Martin (UK Italy NZ 1813-88), Amalfi ( an Italianate landscape with view of a harbour), oil on board, 475 x 585mm. Ref: Webb's lot 232 14/10/1993. Albin Martin abandoned his Cambridge studies and in 1834 became a pupil of the landscape painter John Linnell (1792-1882). He painted in Italy in 1837 and in 1841-43 before migrating to New Zealand in 1851 to take up farming whilst continuing to paint.