GIDEON FIDLER (1857-1942)

In Gamle Norge

Country of Origin England
Dated c. 1895 BC
Medium Watercolour on board
Signed/Dated Signed lower right
Dimensions 10.00inch wide (25.40 cm wide)
9.00inch high (22.86 cm high)
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GIDEON FIDLER (1857-1942) Biography

Younger brother of the celebrated impressionist painter Harry Fidler.  Sons of a Wiltshire farmer, the Fidlers lived & worked in the villages west of Salisbury, namely Chilmark & Teffont.  Gideon specialised in country subjects in the west of England but he also painted in Scandinavia.  His works were exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of British Artists, the Royal Institute of Painters in watercolour.

Provenance

Exhibited at the Royal Academy 1895 - entitled "In Gamle Norge" - depicting a view of the artists children on holiday in Norway in a field of flowers



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