Date Created: 03 October 2018
THE ARISTOCRATIC YOUNG FALCONER WITH HIS LADY
19TH CENTURY OIL ON CANVAS
ALFRED JOSEPH WOOLMER RBA
1805 – 1892
Framed size 33 x 27 inches 84 x 69 cms
Canvas size 24 x 18 inches 61.5 x 47 cms
Alfred J Woolmer was born in Exeter in 1805 but later lived and worked in London.
He was fine painter and sculptor best known for his figure paintings, genre scenes, allegorical and literary subjects. He studied in Italy and was inspired by Watteau. He started exhibiting paintings from the age of 23.
His style became associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement. He was also known as the ‘English Diaz’ due to similarities with the famous French Barbizon School artist Narcisse Diaz de la Pena.
He was elected to full membership of the Royal Society of British Artists in1848.
He exhibited many paintings between 1828 -1886 at the Royal Academy , RBA, British Institute.
Author: ALFRED JOSEPH WOOLMER (1805-1892), British artist
Source: The Internet
Owner: Selling Antiques - Rayner Fine Art
Link to Website: http://www.sellingantiques.co.uk/512873/the-young-falconer-and-lady-alfred-joseph-woolmer-19th-century-oil-on-canvas/