Frank Dicey (1838-1888)
|Artist Name||Frank Dicey (1838-1888)|
|Title||French Harvest Romance|
|Description||This beautiful British Victorian oil painting is by noted 19th century artist Frank Dicey. Painted in 1867, the location is Nauroy in northern France. The romantic composition is a beautiful young woman on a path holding sheaths of corn as she talks to a young man. It is painted in a soft palette of muted tones that harmonise beautifully and the detail is lovely. An excellent example of British Victorian art and of Dicey's work.
Signed, inscribed and dated 'F.Dicey/Nauroy.1867'
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||26 x 34 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a gilt frame, 41 inches by 33 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Frank Dicey (1838-88). Dicey was a 19th century British figure painter who primarily lived in London and flourished between 1880-88. He was a made a member of ROI in 1883. He exhibited prolifically including 17 at the Royal Academy London between 1865 and 1888.
Exhibited: Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham, 4, Grosvenor Gallery 10, Glasgow Institute 8, Walker Gallery Liverpool 9, Manchester City Gallery 8, Royal Academy 17, Royal Society of British Artists 4, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 1, Royal Institute of Oil Painters 12.