A Wooded Valley in Surrey
A Wooded Valley in Surrey
A Wooded Valley in Surrey


A Wooded Valley in Surrey

1873 United Kingdom

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Boyce initially trained as an architect but after a meeting with David Cox in Wales in 1849 decided to give up architecture in favour of painting. In about 1849 he met Rossetti and the two became close friends sharing a house together for a time in Chatham Place, Blackfriars. Boyce concentrated on landscape watercolours, applying the strict Pre-Raphaelite principles of truth to nature. His diaries are a valuable source of information on the Pre-Raphaelites.

Boyce exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1853-1861 but mainly showed at the Old Watercolour Society where he exhibited a total of 218 works in the summer and winter exhibitions. Works by him are in many public collections including the Tate Gallery, British Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum.

In the spring of 1874 Boyce exhibited four Surrey landscapes at the Old Watercolour Society including views at Salford and Chiddingfold.
Height 27.50 cm (10.83 inches)
Width 42.00 cm (16.54 inches)
External Height 46.00 cm (18.11 inches)
External Width 60.50 cm (23.82 inches)
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Signed and dated 1873.4
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