Lily Osman Adams RCA (18651945) Canadian Listed Vintage Oil/Panel Landscape. Up for sale is vintage original oil on panel painting by Canadian artist Lily Osman Adams RCA (18651945).
This landscape is very well executed employing a sophisticated knowledge of light, color and perspective. The painting itself is measuring about 12 (31 cm) by 10 (25 cm), and the frame is measuring 17 ½ (44 cm) by 15 (38 cm). It is signed by the artist in the lower left corner, and inscribed at the back. Lily Osman Adams RCA (18651945). Lily Osman Adams was born in Toronto in 1865.
She studied privately under Farquhar McGillivray Knowles (18591932) and Lucius Richard O'Brien (18321899). She attended the Toronto Art School where she was taught by John William Beatty (18691941). In New York she studied at Columbia University and the Art Students League of New York under Arthur Wesley Dow and John F.
She also studied at the University of Toronto, St John's Wood Art School, the Ontario School of Art and the Newlyn School of Art, Newlyn, England, under Stanhope Forbes. In her later years she studied under L.Birge Harrison at Woodstock, New York. Adams mostly used pastel and water color, and painted landscapes, flowers and still life. She also used oil at times. In 1896 the Woman's Art Association of Canada (WAAC) decided to commission a Canadian State Dinner Service to be painted on china by members of the association. The artists included Lily Osman Adams, Alice Egan (18721972) and Phoebe Amelia Watson (18581947). Adams painted eighteen plates with underwater designs as part of the service. Adams exhibited at the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts from 1904 to 1936. Her work was shown at the Canadian National Exhibition in 1907, and at the Ontario Society of Artists from 1903 to 1920. In 1924 she had a joint exhibition with Minnie Kallmeyer for which Saturday Night gave her work a favorable review. She held annual exhibitions at her studio on Irwin Street in Toronto during the 1930s. Lily Osman Adams died in Toronto in 1945. One of her pastel studies of trilliums is held by the Art Gallery of Ontario. This painting would be a very sound investment and a great addition to any collection. Please note that most of the items we sell are vintage or antique, and therefore they have some imperfections due to age, wear, etc. Anything I consider significant I would mention in the description. Also please note that we deal in fine art, we are not a framing business. We examine carefully the paintings and report any issues detected, but the frames we get them in come along just as complementary, in as found or as is condition. We take great care in packing the items to make sure they arrive safely, and all of our items are fully insured.
Canadian residents please add 5% GST or 12-15% HST where applicable. The item "Lily Osman Adams RCA (18651945) Canadian Listed Vintage Oil/Panel Landscape" is in sale since Tuesday, May 30, 2017. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".The seller is "artmarketspot" and is located in ON. This item can be shipped worldwide.