Alfred Joseph Woolmer RBA(1805-1892)
The Moonlit Bower
PriceGBP 13000.00 (Pound Sterling)
MediumOil on canvas - Showing is a 'detail' of the painting (framed: 117 x 96.50cms)
DescriptionBorn 20th December 1805, in Exeter, Alfred Joseph Woolmer was a painter and sculptor of allegorical subjects and genre scenes.
He studied in Italy and was later inspired by Watteau. He was a member of the Society of British Artists & exhibited at SS (355 works), BI and mainly at RA 1827-1886.
Examples of his work are in the Glasgow, Liverpool and York Art Galleries. Woolmer had a very distinct and personal style, combining rich colours and a fluid technique.
Exhibition HistoryExhibited BI 1862 No.556
LiteratureBibl: Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs by E. Benezit
Bibl: Dictionary Victorian Artists by Christopher Wood