ABOUT THE WORK
From the UK (United Kingdom/England), Style is academic figurative ‘Figure Study – The Wrestlers’. Year made, 1819. Artist – James Ward R.A British 1769-1859, pencil and pastel on buff paper.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
James Ward was a British artist who did landscapes, portraits, and academic studies. His style was always Naturalism or capturing the spirit of English life, of all classes, of his century. He was married twice and taught academic life drawing later in life.
The models for this piece worked on the neighboring estate. Kisses from PARIS!!!
DETAILS OF THE WORK