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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA929823: Mountainous Scottish River Landscape Oil Painting By Sidney Richard Percy

Mountainous Scottish River Landscape Oil Painting By Sidney Richard Percy

£29,000    $37,596    €34,443
Sidney Richard Percy
 
British, (1821-1886)
 
Glen Falloch
 
Oil on canvas, signed & dated (18)69
 
Image size: 23.5 inches x 37.5 inches
 
Size including frame: 29.5 inches x 43.5 inches
 
Provenance: MacConnal-Mason & Son Ltd
 
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A superb Scottish landscape painting of Glen Falloch by Sidney Richard Percy. The work is typical of his oeuvre and includes seated figures, a fisherman, cattle and sheep. Glen Falloch is a valley in the Argyll and Bute area of Scotland. It lies between Crianlarich and Loch Lomand. The river Falloch, which is featured in the painting, flows through it before entering Loch Lomand.
 
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Sidney Richard Percy was born Sidney Richard Williams, on the 22 March, 1822 the fifth son of the artist Edward Williams Snr (1781–1855) and Ann Hildebrandt. His brothers Edward Charles (1807–1881), Henry John Boddington (1811–1865), George Augustus (1814–1901), Arthur Gilbert (1819–1895) and Alfred Walter Williams (1824–1905) were all artists. He was taught by his father and was also influenced by his brother Henry John Boddington. Initially signing his works Sidney Williams, he changed his name to Percy around the age of 20 to distinguish himself from his family, just as his older brothers Arthur and Henry John had done.
 
At the age of 21 he made his debut at the Royal Academy becoming a regular and prolific contributor throughout his life. He also exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists from 1842 and at the British Institute from 1843. He lived at a number of addresses including 45 Fleet Street and 89 King Street, Camden. In 1846, he moved to 32 Castlenau Villas, where he lived and worked with his father and brothers in a communal artist setting. By 1857, he had established himself as a successful artist, helping to found the Barnes School and attracting the patronage of Prince Albert. One of his works was given to Queen Victoria by the Prince Consort as a gift and is still in the Royal Collection. His success enabled him to mar...
Antique #SA929823, showcased on this page, originates from the 19th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
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