Studio Antiques and Fine Art, Incorporated
Welcome in. Browse Studio Antiques and Fine Art's period and antique furniture, fine art and decorative accessories. HOME
 
Anne Boleyn by George Elgar Hicks (English , 1824-1914)

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Watercolor: Pre 1900: item # 1126677

Please refer to our stock # 4910 when inquiring.

Click to view additional online
photographs:
1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5


STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
524 North Washington Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703-548-5188

Anne Boleyn by George Elgar Hicks (English , 1824-1914)
$1850.

George Elgar Hicks (English , 1824-1914)

Anne Boleyn

Watercolor on paper, signed with monogram

Painting size:12" x 9"

Frame size: 26" x 21"

A London painter of genre, portraits and scenes of Victorian life, Hicks studied to be a doctor, but changed to painting, entering the Royal Academy schools in 1844. He exhibited from 1848-1905 at the Royal Academy, the British Institute, Grosvenor Gallery, and the Society of British Artists (Suffolk Street). The success of “Dividend Day at the Bank” in 1859 led Hicks to attempt more scenes of contemporary life such as “The Post Office”(1860) and “Billingsgate”(1861) in the colorful style of Frith. These brought Hicks great popularity but he turned later to portraits and biblical and historical genre. As a society portrait painter, Hicks was much in demand.

Sources:
Stewart, Brian & Cutten, Mervyn. The Dictionary of Portrait Painters in Britain up to 1920
Wood, Christopher. Dictionary of British Art. Vol. IV, Victorian Painters



Page design by TROCADERO © 1998-2014 View Cart
Categories Shops Join Terms Critique Map Help