Angling Adventures of an Artist

By: Shirley-Fox, John

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xiii, (1), 162 pages; Clean and secure in original binding of red cloth spine and gray cloth boards with printed title labels at spine and front cover. A nicely designed and produced book with wonderful b&w illustrations after pencil drawings. OCLC: 8102561 John Shirley Fox (c. 1860–1939) was a Victorian painter who painted primarily Scottish landscapes. Shirley-Fox lived in London and was educated in Paris in Bouguereau's Atelier at the Academie Julian. In his youth he was primarily a portrait painter, but he did landscapes in the English Barbizon style. Beyond painting, his enthusiasms included numismatics and dry fly fishing in the chalk streams of southern England. This book incorporates his penchant for fishing with his artistic endeavors.

Title: Angling Adventures of an Artist

Author Name: Shirley-Fox, John

Categories: Art and Art History, Illustrated Books, Hunting and Fishing,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1923

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 41917

Keywords: Fly-fishing Angling Salmon fishing Chalk Stream Fishing