Fred Lawson

Fred Lawson "Preparing the Cart" watercolour

Code: 10750


H: 10" (25.4 cm)W: 11" (27.9 cm)


Fred Lawson was born in Yeadon, Leeds in 1888. He studied at Dewsbury Technical College and won a scholarship to Leeds School of Art. He then went to South Kensington College of Art where he gained silver and bronze medals for drawing. On a painting trip to Yorkshire in 1910 he chose to settle in Wensleydale, the inspiration for much of his work. He made regular artistic and literary contributions to the Dalesman magazine and exhibited both in his own area and also at Galleries including Liverpool, Royal Academy, R.I., and Glasgow.

"Preparing the Cart" is a watercolour measuring 10"x 11". It is signed with a monogram lower right and is dated 1920. It is mounted and framed giving an overall size of 19"x 20".