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    Frederick John Widgery (1861-1942), Watercolour

    Frederick John Widgery (1861-1942), Watercolour

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    Frederick John Widgery (1861-1942)
    "The English Chanel from Woodbury Common, Devon"
    Signed 'F.J Widgery' and inscribed with title (lower left)
    Watercolour and bodycolour
    Circa 1900
    11 inch x 18 inch (27.94 cm x 45.72 cm)

    Frederick John Widgery (1861-1942) was educated at Exeter Cathedral School, Exeter School of Art and then at South Kensington School of Art (now the Royal College of Art) before travelling to Antwerp. He further studied with Hubert von Herkomer at Bushey. He specialised in paintings of the dramatic Devon moorland and coastal landscapes. He became Mayor of Exeter in 1903.

    See Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter for a similar work entitled "Woodbury Common, Devon" [RAMM Accession No. 138/1978x]

    Dimensions
    W: 45.7cm  (18")H: 27.9cm  (11")
    Code
    10557
    Period
    Early 20th Century, Victorian (1837 to 1901), Edwardian (1901 to 1910)

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