The Skylark

David Cox

The Skylark
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 28cm x 22cm

Description

David Cox came to oil painting late in his career, when he was already established as one of the leading watercolourists of his day. Determined to master this new medium at the age of fifty-six, he took lessons in 1839 from the young Bristol-born painter William James Müller, almost thirty years his junior. For the remainder of his career he worked in both oil and watercolour.

Image Details

Artist
 
Dimensions
 
711mm x 914mm
Medium
 
Oil on canvas.
Acquisition
 
Presented by Frederick Nettlefold in accordance with the wishes of his brother, the late Joseph Henry Nettlefold, 1882.
Accession Number
 
1947P76

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