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Myles Birket Foster

(British, 1825–1899)

loch awe, argyll by myles birket foster

Myles Birket Foster

Loch Awe, Argyll

Price on Request

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Myles Birket Foster

Ring-a-Ring-a-Roses

30,000–50,000 GBP

Biography

Timeline

1825
Born in North Shields, England
1841
Apprenticed as a wood engraver to Ebenezer Landrells
1846
Established as an independent illustrator
1862
Elected Member of the Old Watercolour Society
1863
Moved to Witley, England
1893
Became ill and moved to Weybridge, England
1899
Died in Weybridge, England on 27 March

Exhibitions

1859
Exhibited first painting at the Royal Academy

Public Collections

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Manchester City Art Gallery, UK
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Tyne & Wear Museums, England
Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Literature

1984
J. Reynolds: Birket Foster (London, 1984)
1973
F. Lewis: Myles Birket Foster (1825–1899) (Leigh-on-Sea, 1973)
1906
H. M. Cundall: Birket Foster, RWS (London, 1906)