The Doone Valley, Exmoor, Devon
Fredrick J. Widgery (1861-1942)
Signed, inscribed verso
Image Dimensions : 11" x 18¾" (27.9cm x 47.6cm)
Price : £950
Fredrick J. Widgery Biography
He was an English artist who painted landscapes and coastal scenery in Devon and Cornwall. He was the younger son of William Widgery (1826-1893), a self taught artist. He studied at the Exeter School of Art and went on to the South Kensington Museum School and then to Antwerp, studying under Charles Verlat at the National Art School. Returning to England, he studied at Hubert von Herkomer's School at Bushey in Hertfordshire and in 1903 became Mayor of Exeter.