Frank W Carter (1870-1933)
|Artist Name||Frank W Carter (1870-1933)|
|Title||Portrait of Dr Robert Saundby (1849-1918)|
|Description||This bold Victorian Royal Academy exhibited portrait oil painting with excellent provenance is by noted British artist Frank W Carter. Painted circa 1900 the painting is a seated portrait of eminent published professor, physician and president of the British Medical Association Dr Robert Saundby M.D., L.L.D., F.R.C.P. He was a Birmingham General Hospital Physician in1885, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians 1887 followed by president of the BMA. Dr Saundby is seated at his desk in red robes, with an inkwell before him and black hat on the desk. A striking portrait of a senior medical figure in Victorian Birmingham.
Signed upper right.
|Provenance||University of Birmingham collection.
Exhibited at the Royal Academy London, 1900 no.131 'Dr Saundby'.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||40 x 30 inches|
|Frame||Housed in its original Watts frame, 48 inches by 38 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Frank (Francis) W Carter (1870-1933). Portrait, landscape and interior London based painter. Son of Hugh C Carter. Studied at the Slade School. ROI 1905.
Exhibited: Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham, 3, Goupil Gallery 53, International Society 5, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool 3, London Salon 11, Manchester City Art Gallery 1, New English Art Club 18, New Gallery 2, Royal Society of Portrait Painters 11, Royal Academy 9, Ridley Art Club 68, Royal Institute of Oil Painters 90.