Frederick William Jackson

Frederick William Jackson "Evening" watercolour

Code: 11033


H: 8" (20.3 cm)W: 11" (27.9 cm)


Frederick William Jackson (1859-1918) was born at Oldham in 1859. He was the son of an art dealer and photographer and was a member of the Arts Club in 1879, the Limners Club in 1880 and the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts in 1881. He was a founder member of the Staithes group and Art Club and exhibited widely throughout the country. His work is now in important private and public collections and is much sought after.
The present painting is a lovely free watercolour landscape. It is signed lower left and inscribed by the artist "Evening, Sketch for the picture in Permanent Gallery, City of Manchester". It is also inscribed on the old back with a similar title. The watercolour measures 8"x 11" and is framed in a quality gilt frame with conservation mount and glass giving an overall size of 15"x 18".