Lionel Walden | Bathers

LIONEL WALDEN
American, 1861–1933

Bathers

Signed and dated Lionel Walden 1895
Oil on canvas
10¾ x 14½ inches (27.3 x 36.8 cm)
Framed: 21 x 25 inches (54 x 64 cm)

The present work, exhibited at the Royal Academy in London, clearly shows the influence of his teachers Carolus-Duran and Gérôme in the rendering of the figures. The landscape however is freer in technique and would lead to his more impressionistic later views of Hawaii and elsewhere. 

Exhibited
London, Royal Academy, 1897, No. 990 

Literature
Christopher Wood, Dictionary of British Art: Victorian Painters, Suffolk, 1995, p. 546 

$28,000

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