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Algernon Talmage

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Algernon Mayow Talmage (1871-1939)
Sheep grazing
Signed and dated, "(19)27"

Oil on canvas,
30 x 40 inches


An idyllic scene of sheep grazing beneath the shade of an oak tree.



Algernon Talmage studied under Sir Hubert von Herkomer at Bushey (see note to Arnesby Brown) and later at St Ives where he was to open his own art school in 1900.  He moved to London in 1907 where he exhibited at the Goupil Gallery (One-man show, 1909) and the Fine Art Society. He later became a war-artist for the Canadian Government. 


Exhibited/ Membership: R.A. (elected 1929), R.O.I., R.W.A. 


Works in public collections: Throughout the UK, including the Royal Academy, the Sheffield Museum and elsewhere

Other works by the artist on this website:

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