Robert Jobling (1841-1923) 'Awaiting The Return'
Signed oil on board 34.5x24cms; 13 1/2x9 1/2ins.
Robert Jobling was a marine, landscape and figure painter in oil and watercolour. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne. He exhibited at several important local exhibitions including the Central Exchange Art Gallery, and the first exhibition at the Arts Association. By 1883 he had his own studio in Shakespear Street, Newcastle, and in this year sent his works to the Royal Academy, and Suffolk Street Gallery. He also became a member The Staithes group of artist's.