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Storrington Museum - Pictures for sale / St Mary's Church

St Mary's Church

St Mary's Church. Storrington.

The Eastern aspect of St Mary's Church,1841,
Watercolour by William Henry Stothard Scott 1783-1850, Watercolour painter and lithographer.

He worked at Brighton and was an Associate of the Old Water-Colour Society. He painted rural scenes in Sussex and Surrey and published a series of “Etchings on Stone” 1812. The British Museum catalogue lists “Landscape with Figures. View on a road to a village[etc] a group of three girls and one boy” signed W.Scott 22 x 30 ins. He was an exhibitor at the Royal Academy 1810-1833 with a known 229 works, mostly scenes and cottages in Sussex and Surrey, views in Northern France, Meuse and Moselle regions, Pyrenees and Edinburgh. His children Mary and John Henderson Scott were also known artists – Mary painted as Mrs Brocklebank [fl. 1823-1859] and John Henderson Scott 1829-1886. William Scott is listed on the 1841 Census at Cannon Place, Brighton. Also in the household is another daughter Emily age 25.

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