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beatrice parsons watercolour springtime crocuses in st james park london

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SA900728

Beatrice Parsons Watercolour ‘ Springtime Crocuses In St James Park London’

Price

£2,100 | $2,584 USD | €2,376 EUR
Item Number: SA900728
Date of manufacture: 1910
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Graham Reed Fine Art
This antique has been viewed 21 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.

Description

Beatrice Parsons1870-1955 was an exceptional English garden painter.She studied at the Royal Academy Schools and exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1889-99,but didn’t begin to paint floral/garden scenes until about 1900.Thereafter,her main body of work was in the painting of garden scenes ,primarily English but also abroad.She exhibited extensively in Dowdeswell and the Greatorex Galleries(some 22 solo exhibitions),illustrated several garden books,including the Gardens of England (1908) and The Charm of Gardens (1910) and some of her works feature in the Royal Collection-Queen Mary was a fan.When “ the Queen of the blazing border”died the Times wrote:” As a painter of gardens in watercolour,Beatrice Parsons was probably unrivalled.Her special gift was perhaps her crisp and articulate touch in an inlay of colour which clearly defined the individual flowers without forcing them out of their context in the mass”. ‘ Springtime Crocuses in St James Park , London’ signed watercolour, image size 16.5x24 cms,framed size 29x36.5 cms.A fine example of the artists work with good strong colours.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1910.


Dimensions

Height = 29 cm (11.4")
Width = 36.5 cm (14.4")
Depth = 2 cm (0.8")


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Graham Reed Fine Art
Newark Antiques and Interiors
Kelham Rd
Newark
Nottinghamshire
NG24 1BX
United Kingdom
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