Pears Print Of Children Titled Sweethearts After Frederick Morgans Watercolour Portrait Painting

Pears Print Of Children Titled Sweethearts After Frederick Morgans Watercolour Portrait Painting

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This is a beautiful early coloured print under glass titled Sweethearts, from the Pears Annual, 1905 by Frederick Morgan (1856-1927)
Presented in an expensive decorative gilt swept frame.

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Frederick Morgan ROI (1847 – 3 April 1927) was an English painter of portraits, animals, domestic and country scenes. He became known for his idyllic genre scenes of childhood.

Morgan was born in London to John Morgan and his wife, Henrietta Hester Clare.His father was a successful genre artist sometimes known as ‘Jury Morgan’ (after one of his paintings The Gentlemen of the Jury). At the age of 14, he was taken out of school by his father who then tutored him in art. At the age of 16, while still studying with his father, his first picture, The Rehearsal, was exhibited at the Royal Academy.

He is known mostly for his romantic and sentimental paintings of children in the same style as his contemporary Arthur John Elsley. His paintings achieved great popularity in his lifetime and were widely published. He exhibited with the Royal Academy and was a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI).

In 1872, he married another painter, Alice Mary Havers (1850–1890); they had three children. Their eldest son, Valentine, known as Val Havers, also developed into a painter. Frederick Morgan married twice more, producing two children from the second marriage.

EXIBITIONS
Morgan’s paintings are exhibited at many art galleries and museums including the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool and the Russell-Cotes Museum in Bournemouth. His Turn Next, was used to advertise Pears’ Soap and is in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight.

FRAMED MEASUREMENTS
Height 25.5 Inches 
Width 29 Inches
Depth 2.75 Inches

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