A Fairy Ring

A Fairy Ring by Walter Jenks Morgan, RBA, RBSA, 1847-1924. Watercolor with white heightening on paper. 6 1/8 x 9 inches, 15.5 x 23 centimetres

Walter Morgan was born at Bilston and educated at Sir Robert Peel's school, Tamworth. He moved to Birmingham, and there became apprenticed to a lithographer and studied at the Birmingham School of Art and the Birmingham Society of Artists. He was a painter and an illustrator and he produced numerous drawings for more and magazine illustration including The Graphic, Illustrated London News, and Cassell & Co. He exibited his paintings ar the Royal Academy, at Suffolk Street, and the New Watercolor Society. He was president of the both the Birmingham Art Circle and the Midlands Art Club.

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Nahum, Peter. Fairy Folk in Fairy Land. London: Peter Naham at Leicester Galleries, 1997. Catalogue number 28.

Last modified 6 August 2001