John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836 - 1893) was a Victorian-era painter, notable for his landscapes, townscapes and dockyards in Glasgow, Liverpool, Whitby, London and Scarborough. He specialised in a distinctive type of nocturnal townscape, usually featuring gaslights and wet streets.
John Atkinson Grimshaw became particularly successful in the 1870s: he extended his subject-matter to include re-creations of ancient Greece and Rome, as well as producing paintings of fashionable modern women. His art prints is now exhibited in prestigious galleries and museums around the world. At artrepublic, discover John Atkinson Grimshaw’s masterpieces and enjoy his art prints.