Victorian Landscape Paintings

James Faed, Jr. (Scottish, 1857-1920), Scottish Landscape (detail), 1911, oil on canvas, 61.9 x 51.5 cm, Gift of The Estate of Mr. James H. Sherrard

June 13 - January 12, 2014    |    Regular Exhibition    |    Cost:

Various Artists - Permanent Collection

Drawn from the Gallery’s permanent collection, this exhibition presents a view of the British countryside during the nineteenth century. Against the contrasting backdrop of the Industrial Revolution, Victorian Landscape painters created images of an idyllic rural paradise that appealed to the nouveau riche. Featured artists include: Myles Birkett Foster, Samuel Bough, George Vicat Cole, Horatio McCulloch, James Faed, Jr., and many others.

Curator: Terry Graff
Organized by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery with the support of the City of Fredericton and the Province of New Brunswick.