Tom Mostyn ROI (1864-1930)
|Artist Name||Tom Mostyn ROI (1864-1930)|
|Title||Elegant Ladies in a Woodland Clearing|
|Description||This exceptionally lovely British Impressionist Edwardian oil painting is by noted exhibited artist Tom Mostyn. Painted circa 1909 it may well have been exhibited as several titles could fit the work. The painting is of a group of elegant ladies in a range of colourful dresses in a woodland clearing, bathed in light. The wide palette and heavy impasto are superb and this is a first class example of his work.
Signed lower rlght.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||27 x 20 inches|
|Frame||Housed in an ornate gilt frame, 35 inches by 28 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||.Tom Mostyn (1864-1930) was born in Liverpool, son of Edwin Mostyn - an artist. He studied at the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts, where he won first prize for life drawing under Herkomer at Bushey. Exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1891, around Britain and abroad in the Paris Salon and in Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh. After World War I Mostyn moved to Devon and began painting enchanted garden scenes for which he would become best known. His work is represented in many public collections. RBA 1897, ROI 1917
Exhibited: Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham 3, Cooling and Sons Gallery 99, Dowdeswell Gallery 2, Fine Art Society 223, Grosvenor Gallery 1, Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts 4, Goupil Gallery 4, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool 58, Manchester City Art Gallery 38, New Gallery 3, Royal Society of Portrait Painters 3, Royal Academy 36, Royal Cambrian Academy 19, Royal Hibernian Academy 4, Royal Institute of Oil Painters 16.