( 1859 - 1931 )
A beautiful large watercolour by Charles James Adams R.B.A. the very well known watercolour paintnter of animals. This is an exceptional large example with beautiful colours - one of the finest works by Adams we have had - and we have had a lot!
Title: "Cattle by a Barn"
Signature: Signed lower right & dated 189*
Provenance: Private collection - Australia
Medium: Watercolour on paper
Size: Measures c. 15 x 22 inches unframed
Condition: Very good condition
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Charles James Adams was a landscape painter who was a pupil of W. Pilsbury. He lived and worked in London, Leicester and Surrey, and also studied at the Leicester School of Art.
Adams made a number of lithographs early in his career and painted some watercolours, but the bulk of his work is in oil. He also painted animals, history and genre subjects.
Adams exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1882 (37 works), Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham (27 works), Dudley Gallery (71 works), Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (37 works), Manchester City Gallery (10 works), Nottingham Museum and Art Gallery (3 works) Royal Society of British Artists (8 works), Royal Hibernian Academy, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour (30 works) and The Royal Institute of Oil Painters (9 works).
Examples of his works can be found in Brighton Art Gallery and Leicestershire Art Gallery
Known address’s: Horsham, Surrey 1897; Billingshurst, Sussex 1900; Midhurst 1901; Guildford 1904; Farnham, Surrey 1905.