On the Rother, Sussex

Name: Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire
Gender: Male
Relationship: Previous owner
Nationality: British: English
Date of birth: 1898-04-18
Place of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Date of death: 1972-01-11
Place of death: Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Merseyside: Wirral: Thornton Hough
Cause of death: unknown or unrecorded
Brief biography: Collector of British watercolours and 18th century furniture (1898 - 1972)
Further information: Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire was the grandson of Birkenhead businessman, patron and collector Joseph Beausire (1833 - 1907). Joseph Beausire had set up a trading company that operated between Liverpool, the West Indies and Latin America. He was cha... more

Name: Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding
Gender: Male
Relationship: Maker
Nationality: British: English
Date of birth: 1787-11-22
Place of birth: Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Yorkshire: Calderdale
Date of death: 1855-03-03
Place of death: Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Sussex: Worthing
Cause of death: Disease of the bladder
Brief biography: English painter of landscapes in watercolour (1787 - 1855) associated with the Royal Society of Watercolours.
Further information: Fielding was from a family of artists. He was named after the Flemish Baroque painter Anthony van Dyck (1599 - 1641) and possibly the American painter John Singleton Copley (probably 1738 - 1815) too. Fielding was a talented watercolour painter. His... more

Name: Fine Art Society
Gender: N/A
Relationship: Previous owner
Nationality: unknown or unrecorded
Date of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Place of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Date of death: unknown or unrecorded
Place of death: unknown or unrecorded
Cause of death: unknown or unrecorded
Brief biography: Art dealership founded in 1876, specialising in 19th and 20th-century British art
Further information: The Fine Art Society is one of the world’s oldest art dealerships, with premises in both London and Edinburgh. The company specialises in British art and design from the 19th to 21st centuries. It has traded from 148 New Bond Street, London, since i... more

Name: Mark Fletcher
Gender: Male
Relationship: Previous owner
Nationality: unknown or unrecorded
Date of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Place of birth: unknown or unrecorded
Date of death: unknown or unrecorded
Place of death: unknown or unrecorded
Cause of death: unknown or unrecorded
Brief biography: Previous owner of two important watercolours in the Walker Art Gallery collection
Further information: Mark Fletcher was a previous owner of two watercolours, 'Coutances, Normandy' (WAG 8178) by Samuel Prout (1783 - 1852) and 'On the Rother, Sussex' (WAG 8158) by Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding (1787 - 1855), now in the Walker Art Gallery collection. ... more