Tom Mostyn ROI (1864-1930)
|Artist Name||Tom Mostyn ROI (1864-1930)|
|Title||Figures on a Woodland Path|
|Description||This charming British Edwardian oil painting is attributed to the circle of Tom Mostyn. Painted circa 1910 it is a wooded landscape with figures stopping to rest on a path bathed in dappled sunlight. Above them stand majestic trees stretching up to a summer's blue sky. A really lovely painting with a rich palette of greens and superb brushwork.
Indistinctly signed lower left.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||24 x 30 inches|
|Frame||Housed In an ornate frame, 37 inches by 31 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.