Early Autumn

WAG 7227


This watercolour was used as an illustration for a Liverpool Autumn Exhibition catalogue. Arthur Claude Strachan was a British painter primarily known for his landscapes and cottages, mostly in watercolour. He was born in Edinburgh, son of George Strachan, a successful architect. He was educated in Liverpool, attending the Liverpool Institute and the Liverpool School of Art. He first exhibited work at the Liverpool Autumn Exhibition in 1885, exhibiting regularly until 1905. Between 1891 and 1904 he also exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour and the New Watercolour Society.