FREDERICK GOODALL, R.A.
YOUNG GOATHERD, 1888
Watercolor on Paper
16 x 12 Inches
Monogrammed Lower Right "F.G."
Additionally Accompanied Verso by A Fine Art Society Label
Born in London, Frederick Goodall studied painting under his father, a silver line engraver, and at the Wellington Road Academy. Much of his work was inspired by his many visits to Egypt. Goodall was the recipient of many awards, prizes and medals including the silver medal of the Society of Arts.
His paintings are held in the permanent collections of numerous museums, including the Tate Gallery, the Royal Academy in London and the Guildhall Art Gallery. Goodall exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1839–1902. He was elected Associate of the Royal Academy in 1852, and to full membership in 1863. We are pleased to offer this sensitive figural study painted when the artist was sixty-six.
Framed in a raw silk mat within a carved gilt-wood frame.
Frame dimensions: 27.5''H x 23.5''W x 1.25''D
Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, Vol. 6, p. 288-289; Mallett’s Index of Artists, Daniel Trowbridge Mallett, New York, 1948, p. 163; The Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Johnson and Greutzner, 1980 Edition, p. 204; Dictionary of British Art: Victorian Painters, Wood, p. 199; The Orientalists, Painter-Travellers: 1828-1908, Lynne Thornton, 1983 ACR Edition, p. 261; et al.
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