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Arthur C Fare (1876–1958) - Framed Watercolour, Bridge View over Bath



A charming watercolour landscape by the well listed Bristol based artist, Arthur Cecil Fare, depicting a distance view over the city of Bath and Bath Abbey. The artist has signed in graphite to the lower left. The painting is excellently presented in a white card mount and modern black frame. Inscribed to the reverse- Bristol Savages. 2 Hour Sketch. Brother Savage. On handmade fibrous paper.


The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration. Otherwise in fine condition.


23 x 34cm (9.1" x 13.4")
Framed Size: 37 x 48cm (14.6" x 18.9")

Artist Biography

Arthur Cecil Fare RWA (1876-1958), born in Bath, was a watercolourist specialising in landscapes, village and harbour scenes and architectural subjects. As a profession he was an accomplished architect and many of his views depict scenes in the Bristol and Bath area, including a record of parts of the city destroyed by bombing. He was a Member and regular exhibitor at the Royal West of England Academy showing 106 works between 1922 and 1956. He was also a member of the 'Bristol Savages', becoming their President in 1927. They were a group of artists who met regularly and painted together in their headquarters which was decorated as an American Indian wigwam and situated on Brandon Hill, Bristol, 1907-1920. It is known that he visited France and painted in the Dinard Area around 1925, and he also visited Italy and Spain. Bristol City Art Gallery hold a number of his works.


Bath, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, England, United Kingdom

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Code rl328
Artist Arthur C Fare (1876–1958)
Date Early 20th Century
Dimensions 23 x 34cm
Medium Watercolour
Style Realism
Subject Landscape
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