Herbert Henry Hughes Richardson (1882-1964) - Watercolour, A Breezy Day
DescriptionA fine study of the lake district by the British artist Herbert Henry Hughes Richardson. Most likely completed after WWII when Richardson moved the Midlands. Excellently presented in a washline mount and gilt frame. Label to the reverse from Warwick Galleries Limited, Birmingham. The label gives the title and location of the work. Signed. On watercolour paper.
The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration. Small marks to the frame.
28 x 41cm (11" x 16.1")Framed Size: 49 x 61cm (19.3" x 24")
Herbert Henry Hughes Richardson was born in Worcester. He worked as a decorator at the Royal Worcester Porcelain Factory before becoming a full time landscape painter in 1920. Painter. His family moved to Wales in 1900 where he initially worked as a miner. He wrote poetry for awhile but soon decided to pursue a career as an artist. In 1908 he married Kate Marian Hughes and together they raised eight children living for a time in Risca, South Wales. During the First World War he served as a private in the 8th Worcester Regiment. Richardson painted landscapes, garden scenes and still lifes, particularly flower studies, and claimed to have made over 2000 watercolours during his career. He exhibited at the Cambridge Drawing Society in 1938. During the Second World War he moved to the Midlands and undertook war work
|Artist||Herbert Henry Hughes Richardson|
|Date||Mid 20th Century|
|Dimensions||28 x 41cm|
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