Gallery Archive & Biography
19th. C British Artist and Illustrator.
A very rare example of work by the talented and controversial 19th Century British artist
watercolour painting executed at about the turn of the century.
J. Wall was born in Peckham, London and moved to Stratford Upon Avon in
1889. he is best known for his graphic representations as a Landscape
and Architectural Painter, an Illustrator and Engraver of great talent.
Paintings of her: In her garden, Presenting Trophies at the Regatta, In her Gondola on the Avon and in her Carriage. (Touchy subjects eh?) Ultimately, after much screaming and shouting, she calmed down enough to threaten to sue unless they were withdrawn! Which they were. The only known copies we have been able to trace, now with the Archives department of Stratford upon Avon. Arthur.J.Wall, was the artist involved up to his neck 'in the scandall' as she called it.
Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940 list A.J.Wall as being from
Arthur.J.Wall, Exhibited at the Royal Society of Artists in 1898.
was a medium, popular particularly with the Italian school of the
are of the opinion that this picture may well have been designed as an
illustration, possibly even for use as a postcard and therefore with some
political or satirical connotation. We may never know.
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