Stapleton Park, near Pontefract (1877), John Atkinson Grimshaw

printed on

Dispatches within 48 hrs, Tracked, insured worldwide delivery

Buy With Confidence



"Stapleton Park, near Pontefract" (1877) by John Atkinson Grimshaw: A Tranquil Oasis in Victorian Art

John Atkinson Grimshaw, a master of atmospheric and nocturnal scenes, unveils his enchanting landscape painting, "Stapleton Park, near Pontefract," crafted in 1877. This masterpiece transports viewers to the heart of the Victorian countryside, offering a serene and evocative respite from the hustle and bustle of the era.

Grimshaw's meticulous attention to detail immediately captures the eye. The painting showcases Stapleton Park in all its pastoral splendor, with a gently winding path leading the viewer deeper into the scene. The verdant landscape, lush with trees and shrubs, exudes an inviting tranquility that invites exploration.

The use of light is a hallmark of Grimshaw's work, and in "Stapleton Park," it shines brilliantly. The setting sun casts a warm, golden glow across the landscape, illuminating the foliage and creating a sense of serene radiance. This play of light and shadow imparts depth and texture to the composition, making it come alive.

Grimshaw's ability to capture the fleeting beauty of twilight and the changing hues of the sky is particularly evident here. The soft, lilac and pink tones of the sky blend harmoniously with the lush greens of the park, while the reflective surface of a small pond mirrors the celestial canvas above, adding to the painting's ethereal quality.

One of the remarkable aspects of "Stapleton Park" is the sense of serenity and seclusion it evokes. It's as if Grimshaw invites viewers to step into this idyllic oasis, to savor a moment of solitude amidst the natural world.

"Stapleton Park, near Pontefract" stands as a testament to Grimshaw's ability to transport viewers to another time and place. In an era marked by rapid industrialization and urbanization, Grimshaw's pastoral landscapes provided a nostalgic escape, a reminder of the timeless beauty of the English countryside.

In this exquisite painting, Grimshaw captures not just a moment in time but also the enduring allure of nature's sanctuary. "Stapleton Park" is a masterpiece that continues to captivate and inspire, inviting us to find solace and serenity in the harmonious interplay of light, color, and the natural world.

Available as a fine art print and as a stretched canvas panel (heavy fine art canvas stretched over 1.5 inch deep edge solid wood frame)

highest quality canvas panels

deep edge canvas prints


All prints are made using archival art stocks and UV pigment inks to give up to 200 years life. Prints are sold unframed and unmounted.


All orders for unframed fine art prints and original paintings are dispatched within 2 working days of receipt of payment.

Orders for custom framed prints are dispatched within 4 working days.

All orders are fully tracked from dispatch to delivery at your home or business.

All print and original painting orders are fully insured against loss or damage in transit. We refund or replace any damaged or lost orders.

Buy with confidence - read what our satisfied customers have to say - Reviews

Size and Printed Materials

Fine art papers are printed without any additional white border Please let us know at the time of ordering if you would like a small additional white border.

Rolled canvas options have an additional white border of approximately 2.5 inches (7cm) on all 4 sides to aid stretching.

Ready to hang canvas panels are stretched on 1.5 inch deep solid pine frames from sustainable forestry sources. The image is mirrored on all 4 sides to give an aesthetically pleasing finish.

Gift Wrap Option

Why not have us gift wrap your order and attach a personalised message to the recipient. Available for all orders. Each order is hand wrapped in high quality gift wrap with meatllic ribbon and bow. Your personalised message is printed on a card which is included with your order.

Have your hand wrapped gift delivered directly to the recipient.

Full tracking and insurance included with every order.

Please note design may vary depending upon availability

Just purchase the gift wrap option HERE

Framing Options - Instructions

We have a wide range of frames in standard sizes and we also make custom size frames.

To order a framed print:

1. select the print size you would like along with the print materials (matte paper, fine art paper).

2. Add your print choice to the basket.

3. Choose from our range of frames

4. Select the same size as the print you have added to your basket. If the frame size you want is not listed please contact us

5. Choose from the mount or no-mount option

6. Add your frame choice to the basket

7. Proceed to checkout.

Why Choose GalleryThane?

  • Printed and framed in-house
  • Free UK delivery
  • Fast international delivery
  • Tracking and insurance included in every order
  • Fast 1-3 day dispatch
  • Gift wrapping service available
  • Gallery quality materials
  • Sustainable, eco-friendly packaging
  • Great customer support

What makes our Prints and Canvas Panels so special

latest wide format pigment ink printers

Latest Giclee Printing Technology

We have invested in the latest wide format print technology to produce museum quality giclee prints utilising the highest quality pigment inks to give outstanding colour reproduction.

museum quality fine art papers

Museum Quality Archival Fine Art Papers

We print on the finest quality fine art papers with textured, smooth and lustre finishes for prints which last a lifetime.

From aceo miniatures to 40x80 inch large format, every print has our lifetime quality guaranteee.

cotton canvas stretched over solid wood frame

Solid Wood Frames, Cotton Canvas

All of the wood for our canvas panels and frames is responsibly sourced from manages forests. Our cotton canvas is completely seedless for the highest quality reproduction possible.

Have Your Gift Wrapped

gift wrapping service from GaleryThane

Choose a Custom Frame

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review