Gideon Fiddler Oil Painting
Delightful oil on board in the impressionist style, attributed to well known artist, Gideon Fiddler (1857 - 1942). Depicts a shepherd on Salisbury Plain in a wonderful colour palette. In plain neutral pine frame with narrow gilt slip. Complete with pencil preparatory sketch. c.1895
Purchased from the Fidler family as part of a portfolio of work by the Fidler brothers.
H: 35cm W: 43cm D: 3cm
Gideon Matthew Fidler was the younger brother of the celebrated impressionist painter Harry Fidler. Sons of a Wiltshire farmer, the Fidlers lived and worked in and around villages near Salisbury. Gideon is known for painting mainly country subjects both in the west of England but also in Scandinavia. His works were exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of British Artists, the Royal Institute of Painters in watercolour as well as many others.