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‘The Moonlit Bower’
oil on canvas - probably exhibited BI 1862, No.556 - 36 x 30 3/8 ins
Born 20th December 1805, in Exeter, Alfred Joseph Woolmer was a painter and sculptor of allegorical subjects and genre scenes.
He studied in Italy and was later inspired by Watteau. He was a member of the Society of British Artists & exhibited at SS (355 works), BI and mainly at RA 1827-1886.
Examples of his work are in the Glasgow, Liverpool and York Art Galleries. Woolmer had a very distinct and personal style, combining rich colours and a fluid technique.
Bibl: Dictionary Victorian Artists by Christopher Wood
|Height||91.30 cm||(35.94 inches)|
|Width||70.70 cm||(27.83 inches)|
|External Height||117.00 cm||(46.06 inches)|
|External Width||96.50 cm||(37.99 inches)|