James Wilkie (1890-1957) NEAC - Framed Watercolour, The Churchyard
DescriptionWell presented in a washline mount and simple wood frame. With biographical details fixed to the reverse. Unsigned. On watercolour paper.
The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration and foxing spots. With some light scuffing to the frame.
24.9 x 36.2cm (9.8" x 14.3")Framed Size: 44.3 x 54.4cm (17.4" x 21.4")
Birmingham born artist who hailed from Billesley, which was then in the countryside near that city. He moved to the capital in 1910 where he attended the Slade School of Fine Art where he later taught until his death. A prolific exhibitor he showed at Colnaghi's, Chenil Gallery, Fine Art Society, Grosvenor Gallery, Goupil Gallery, Leicester Galleries, New English Art Club, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Academy, and Redfern Gallery in London and was elected to the NEAC in 1921. Paintings by Wilkie are in the UCL Art Museum collection. Wilkie lived in Chelsea where he died in the local hospital.
|Artist||James Wilkie (1890-1957) NEAC|
|Date||Early 20th Century|
|Dimensions||24.9 x 36.2cm|
|Subject||Architecture & Cityscapes|
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