'Chapel Rock, Perranporth, Cornwall', inscribed signed and dated 'Frederick John Widgery 1939'. A superb, large oil on canvas. One of the finest works we've seen by the renowned Devon artist. 65 x 90cm (25 9/16 x 35 7/16in).
Frederick John Widgery (May 1861 - 27 January 1942), was an English artist who painted landscapes and coastal scenery in Devon and Cornwall. He was the son of William Widgery (1826-1893), . He studied at the Exeter School of Art and went on to South Kensington and then to Antwerp, studying under Charles Verlat at the National Art School. Returning to England, he studied at Hubert von Herkomer's School at Bushey in Hertfordshire and in 1903 became Mayor of Exeter.
Oil on canvas -
65 x 90cm -