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Henry E. Foster (1921-2010) - Signed & Framed 1969 Watercolour, June Bouquet

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Description

A vibrant watercolour by the artist Henry E. Foster, depicting a floral still life scene of flowers in a decorative interior. Artist's label to the reverse. Signed and dated in the lower left hand corner with an inscription on reverse. Well-presented in a gilt effect frame, as shown. Signed and dated and inscribed. On watercolour paper.

Condition

The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some very minor discolouration. There is some very minor dirt beneath the glazing. The frame contains some scuffed edges but overall in fine condition.

Size

33.1 x 22.6cm (13" x 8.9")
Framed Size: 55.1 x 44.2cm (21.7" x 17.4")

Collection Information

From a fine collection of varied and diverse works by the artist Henry E. Foster (1921-2010). He worked in a variety of mediums, including oil, watercolour, collage and pastel. His style ranges from traditional studies to modern compositions.

Provenance: Purchased directly from Foster's niece who inherited them directly from the artist.

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Artist Biography

Henry E. Foster (1921-2010) was born in West Kirby near Liverpool on 16th June 1921. His parents were both musical, and Henry began to paint at the age of eight. Outstanding in both art and mathematics, he studied engineering drawing at Royal Enfield, and went on to attend the Central Technical College, Birmingham in 1942, where he excelled.

Gaining a local reputation as an artist, he often appeared with his paintings in the Works Magazine. He rarely parted with his own works, often reworking them, except in cases of commisions. Holding strong views on many painters, he didn't like the Pre-Raphaelites. A real animal lover, his work includes country scenes, churches, and depictions of the area around Hopwood, Worcestershire.

Working in a variety of media, sketching in charcoal, he often used a combined approach, painting many pictures several times. At the age of 55, he took early retirement to devote his life to painting.

More Information
Code kr398
Artist Henry E. Foster (1921-2010)
Date 1969
Dimensions 33.1 x 22.6cm
Framed Yes
Medium Watercolour
Style Realism
Subject Floral & Botanical
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