Framed original watercolour painting of a moorland landscape. Signed by the artist in the lower right corner.
Charles James Adams was born in 1859 in Gravesend, Kent and died in 1931. He was an English landscape painter who early in his career made a number of lithographs and painted some watercolours, but the bulk of his work is in oil.
Adams studied at Leicester Art School, and was a pupil of Wilmot Pilsbury. He won the Mulready gold medal for life drawing.
He lived and worked in London, Leicester, where he was an art teacher and painted animals, history and genre subjects.
Adams exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Club from Glenfield, Waverley Estate, Farnham in 1927, he also exhibited the Royal Academy 1883-1919 (37 works), Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham (27 works), Dudley Gallery (71 works), Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (37 works), Manchester City Gallery (10 works), Nottingham Museum and Art Gallery (3 works), Royal Society of British Artists (8 works), Royal Hibernian Academy, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour (30 works) and The Royal Institute of Oil Painters (9 works).
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