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woman by a river antique oil painting

Woman by a River - Antique Oil Painting

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Rue des Fontenelles


Large oil on canvas by the artist Henry Charles Fox. The painting which is mounted in a quality wooden gilt frame, shows a woman by a river in summer. The painting dates from the late 19th century.early 20th century.
Henry Charles Fox was born in London on 1 March 1855 to a merchant banker and died in 1929 in Horsham, Sussex, having lived most of his life in Kingston-upon-Thames. He travelled widely across the south of England, observing and painting in Surrey, Berkshire, Kent and Sussex. During his lifetime English rural life changed out of all recognition, but Fox tried to capture the idealised dream of the perfect English countryside as it was during Victorian times with his delicate watercolour landscapes. His paintings provide a beautiful record of life at the turn of the century.
Fox became well-established by the early 1900 's and had exhibited over 20 paintings at the Royal Academy by 1913, having had his first one accepted in 1880 at the age of 25. His reputation more description


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 101 cm (40")
Width = 64 cm (25")
Depth = 6 cm (3")

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