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Henry Scott Tuke's French brigantine 'Julie of Nantes' at the Mill Dam, Falmouth, Cornwall. Around 1886 Featured Nantes Print

Henry Scott Tuke's French brigantine 'Julie of Nantes' at the Mill Dam, Falmouth, Cornwall. Around 1886

The artist, Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929), purchased Julie of Nantes in 1886 for use as a floating studio. It is thought that he can be seen standing at the bow of the ship. Henry Scott Tuke was born into a Quaker family in Lawrence Street, York. In 1859 the family moved to Falmouth, where his father Daniel Tuke, a physician, established a practice. Tuke was encouraged to draw and paint from an early age and some of his earliest drawings, aged four or five years old, were published in 1895. In 1875, he enrolled in the Slade School of Art. Initially his father paid for his tuition but in 1877 Tuke won a scholarship, which allowed him to continue his training at the Slade and in Italy in 1880. From 1881 to 1883 he was in Paris where he met the artist Jules Bastien-Lepage, who encouraged him to paint en plein air (in the open air) a method of working that came to dominate his practice. While studying in France, Tuke decided to move to Newlyn Cornwall where many of his Slade and Parisian friends had already formed the Newlyn School of painters. He received several lucrative commissions there, after exhibiting his work at the Royal Academy of Art in London. In 1885, he returned to Falmouth where many of his major works were produced. He became an established artist and was elected to full membership of the Royal Academy in 1914. Tuke suffered a heart attack in 1928 and died in March 1929. In his will he left generous amounts of money to some of the men who, as boys, had been his models. Today he is remembered mainly for his oil paintings of young men, but in addition to his achievements as a figurative painter, he was an established maritime artist and produced as many portraits of sailing ships as he did human figures. He was a prolific artist, over 1,300 works are listed and more are still being discovered. Photographer: Unknown

© From the collection of the RIC

Cucumbers are spread on a field as fertilizer by French farmers who are unable to sell Featured Nantes Print

Cucumbers are spread on a field as fertilizer by French farmers who are unable to sell

Cucumbers are spread on a field to be used as fertilizer by French farmers who are unable to sell their produce in Carquefou near Nantes, western France, June 6, 2011. Authorities in Germany have yet to pinpoint the exact source of the three-week E.colli outbreak that has killed 22 people in Europe and stricken more than 2,200 in a dozen countries -- all of whom had been travelling in northern Germany. So far, bean sprouts, cucumbers, tomatoes and lettuce have all been suspected of spreading the EHEC bacteria (enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli) bacteria. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe (FRANCE - Tags: ENVIRONMENT AGRICULTURE HEALTH)

Meeting of the Academy or, Natural History Examination in Venice (oil on canvas) Featured Nantes Print

Meeting of the Academy or, Natural History Examination in Venice (oil on canvas)

XNT223850 Meeting of the Academy or, Natural History Examination in Venice (oil on canvas) by Italian School, (18th century); Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, France; (add.info.: Academic Sceance also known as Natural History Examination in Venice;); Italian, out of copyright

© Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, France / Bridgeman Images

Anatomy, Animal Skull, Examining, Group, Lecture, Lesson, Male, Portrait, Scientist, Studying, Venetian