THE YOUNG FALCONER AND LADY - ALFRED JOSEPH WOOLMER (1805-1892)

Date Created: 03 October 2018

Author: ALFRED JOSEPH WOOLMER (1805-1892), British artist

Source: The Internet

Owner: Selling Antiques - Rayner Fine Art

Location: UK

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  • United Kingdom
  • Hawk
  • Painting
  • 19th Century
  • Hunting
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Description

THE ARISTOCRATIC YOUNG FALCONER WITH HIS LADY
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19TH CENTURY OIL ON CANVAS
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ALFRED JOSEPH WOOLMER RBA
1805 – 1892
SIGNED
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Framed size 33 x 27 inches 84 x 69 cms
Canvas size 24 x 18 inches 61.5 x 47 cms
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Alfred J Woolmer was born in Exeter in 1805 but later lived and worked in London.
He was fine painter and sculptor best known for his figure paintings, genre scenes, allegorical and literary subjects. He studied in Italy and was inspired by Watteau. He started exhibiting paintings from the age of 23.
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His style became associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement. He was also known as the ‘English Diaz’ due to similarities with the famous French Barbizon School artist Narcisse Diaz de la Pena.
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He was elected to full membership of the Royal Society of British Artists in1848.
He exhibited many paintings between 1828 -1886 at the Royal Academy , RBA, British Institute.

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