Oil on canvas, laid on board, signed
14 x 18 in.
Oil on canvas, laid on board
12 x 20 in.
James William Booth was a leading member of the Staithes Group. He studied at Manchester School of Art under Elias Bancroft and was a friend of Fred Jackson. Bancroft and Jackson visited Whitby and Hinderwell to paint, and Booth followed. He initially shared a studio with Laura and Harold Knight in Staithes. Booth was a member of the Manchester Academy and the Royal Cambrian Academy.