John Fitz Marshall (1859-1932)
|Artist Name||John Fitz Marshall (1859-1932)|
|Title||Still Life of Birds Nest with Primroses|
|Description||This charming British Victorian still life oil painting is by noted artist John Fitz Marshall. Painted in 1884 it is a beautiful still life of a birds nest with eggs on a bank below primroses. There is tremendous detail such as a ladybird and drops of dew on the delicate primrose leaves. A superb classical Victorian still life oil painting and an excellent example of Marshall's work.
Signed lower left.
Inscribed verso J Fitz Marshall Jnr 1884, Croydon.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||12 x 16 inches|
|Frame||Housed in an ornate frame, 23 inches by 19 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||John Fitz Marshall RBA (1859-1932) was a British artist who painted landscapes, animals, still life and flower painting in oils. He was the son of John Marshall. He trained and spent the majority of his life in Surrey, later moving to Oxon.
Exhibited: Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham 47, Dudley Gallery 4, Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts 13, Manchester City Art Gallery 3, Baille Gallery 44, Royal Academy 11, Royal Society of British Artists 186, Royal Hibernian Academy 12, Royal Institute of Oil Painters 13.