Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding

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Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding

The Head of Glencoe, North Argyll, Scotland, 1823

Inscribed, signed with initials, and dated at lower right, in pen and brown ink, Head of GlenCoe. / C.F.1823

Watercolor, with touches of white heightening, over faint indications in pencil
12 x 15 15/16 inches (306 x 404 mm)

Purchased on the E. J. Rousuck Fund

Item description: 

Fielding, a student of John Varley, was much influenced by Girtin and Turner. In his landscapes he made something of a specialty of atmospheric effects, which received high praise from Ruskin. This view of the head of Glencoe, dated 1823, was exhibited at the Old Water-Colour Society in 1824.