John Sanderson-Wells Animal Painting - Getting Steadily Away
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John Sanderson-Wells
Getting Steadily Away

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Watercolor (the application to paper of a mixture of pigment and gum-arabic dissolved in water) is a medium which has been used in various forms for two thousand years and is not peculiar to any country although the English water colorists are among the finest, both in the past and today. Watercolor painting demands great assurance from the artist; the painter cannot alter mistakes or poor work by over-painting. John Sanderson Wells, the noted painter of hunting and coaching pictures, used the medium with impeccable deftness. In “Getting Steadily Away” he literally describes the charged energy of the hunt. In this scene a sturdy horse carries its rider across a rocky terrain, following the hunting dogs to their prey. Executed in thin washes of color which build up to a rich depth of color and texture, the animated picture is a superb example of the work which brought Wells high esteem and fame.

Details

  • Artist
    John Sanderson-Wells (1872, British)
  • Medium
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    Signed, Lower Right
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 14.5 in. x W 19.5 in.H 36.83 cm x W 49.53 cm
  • Gallery Location
    New Orleans, LA
  • Reference Number
    LU56711974043
  • More Editions & Sizes
    Framed sized 23.5" x 28.13"Price: $12,000
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