Charles Whymper Original Rare Fine Hand Signed Watercolour Drawing Owl 1937
Signed and dated by the artist.
This is an exceptional opportunity to acquire an extraordinary and rare original work of art.
Watercolour onto heavy stock card, the artwork measures approximately 37 x 28cm (14.5 x 11in).
The painting is hand signed/dated lower right, it is in excellent condition.
It is an ORIGINAL WORK and NOT a lithograph or print of any kind.
Private Collection UK.
Charles H. Whymper (31 August 1853 – 25 April 1941), aka C. Whymper, was a British painter and illustrator. He was born in London. His father, Josiah Wood Whymper (1813-1903), was a well-known painter and engraver. Whymper was educated at the Royal Academy Schools. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, the New Gallery, and the Fine Art Society, London. In 1909, Whymper was elected to the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolors. Whymper was a prolific book illustrator specializing in travel, animal, and hunting themes. He also contributed to The Illustrated London News, Good Words, and The English Illustrated Magazine.