ARTHUR GEORGE BELL RA (1849 - 1916)
Arthur George Bell RA was a celebrated English watercolourist. He was educated at City of London School and at the Slade School of Fine Art and later a pupil of Jean-Léon Gérome (1824-1904) and Charles Auguste Émile Durand, known as Carolus-Duran (1837-1917) at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. A painter and illustrator and in 1888 a member of the Ipswich Fine Art Club and was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy from 1879; the Royal Institute of Painters in Oil Colours and the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour.
"Highland Picnic" (c.1900)
watercolour & gouache
25.5 x 46.5cm
signed lower right