Charles Jones Way (1835-1919) RCA - 1915 Watercolour, The Elegant Garden
DescriptionAn impressive watercolour study by well listed artist Charles Jones Way RCA. The delicate brushstrokes and verdant green tones are typical of Way's realistic style. This particular study shows a grand garden with an ornate central water feature. Well presented in a mount and modern gilt effect frame. With biographical detail attached to the reverse. Signed and dated. On wove.
The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration and minor foxing. There are some minor scratches to the frame and surface dirt to the mount.
24 x 34.4cm (9.4" x 13.5")Framed Size: 45 x 53.7cm (17.7" x 21.1")
Charles Jones Way was born at Dartmouth, Devon, England in 1835. He studied at the South Kensington School before relocating to Canada in 1858 and settling in Montreal. He exhibited in Montreal in 1864. In 1870 he was President of the Society of Canadian Artists which was formed in Montreal in 1867. He was awarded a silver medal at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876 for oil and watercolour paintings. In 1880 he was a charter member of the Royal Canadian Academy. In 1890 he left Canada and went to Switzerland and became a member of the Society of Painters and Sculptors in Switzerland.
|Artist||Charles Jones Way (1835-1919) RCA|
|Dimensions||24 x 34.4cm|
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