Boat, Figures and Sea

Foster’s illustrative watercolour style brought him great success with a Victorian middle class public seeking rustic charm and nostalgia for the simple way of life. The harsh realities of rural or coastal occupations were not his concern.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
62/1924/98
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
watercolour
Common Name
Boat, Figures and Sea
Simple Name
drawing
Inscription Transcription
FB; ARTHUR TOOTH & SONS, 5 & 6, HAYMARKET, LONDON; Lent by P M Turner 1825 Myles Birket Foster 1899
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Town
Godalming
Production County
Surrey
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Person Initials
Myles Birket
Production Person Surname
Foster
Production Year Low
1863
Production Year High
1893

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Boat, Figures and Sea