On the Llugwy near Bettwys-y-Coed, Summer
On the Llugwy near Bettwys-y-Coed, Summer
On the Llugwy near Bettwys-y-Coed, Summer

BENJAMIN WILLIAMS LEADER RA (1831-1923)

On the Llugwy near Bettwys-y-Coed, Summer

1865 United Kingdom

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Leader was born in Worcester were he studied at the Worcester School of Design before going on to the Royal Academy Schools in London. Much of his subject matter was taken from the area around his native Worcestershire or nearby Wales. In 1863 his work The Churchyard at Bettwys-y-Coed was purchased by the Prime Minister, William Gladstone. He became one of Britain’s most prominent and successful landscape painters and a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy and elsewhere. He is represented in many public collections.
Dimensions
Height 41.00 cm (16.14 inches)
Width 61.00 cm (24.02 inches)
External Height 61.50 cm (24.21 inches)
External Width 82.00 cm (32.28 inches)
Medium
Oil on panel
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Signed and dated 1865; signed and inscribed with title on the reverse
Sarah Colegrave

Sarah Colegrave
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