Painting - Watercolour
An unusually large and detailed Watercolour by famed British artist Charles Edward Hannaford (1863-1955) of Ellen's Isle, on Loch Katrine in Perthshire, Scotland. Signed and titled.
Painting Size - 69x 44 cm
Framed Size - 81 x 55.5 cm
Frame details - Gilt with Glazed covering with arists Name on tag "CHAS. E. HANNAFORD, R.B.A."
About the Artist
Charles Edward Hannaford was a noted watercolour artist and member of the Royal Society of British Artists. Educated in Paris, he first qualified as an architect and civil engineer. Later he abandoned this career and moved to Plymouth to become a full-time artist, studying under the late Stanhope Forbes RA.
He held exhibitions in the Walker Gallery, Bond Street in 1910 and 1912 and from the latter, one of his watercolours was purchased by King George and another by Queen Alexandra. Later, he exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal institute, R.B.A., Royal Canadian Academy and the Royal Cambrian Academy, Manchester. After an invitation by Princess Marie Louise he painted a picture of the Queen’s Doll House. Many of his watercolours were sold in America and Canada. He occasionally worked in oils but his preferred medium was watercolour. Hannaford lived for periods in Fowey Cornwall and London before moving to Norfolk.
This is a fine work in detail & colour. The work is well protected behind a glazing