Robert Hugh Buxton

Robert Hugh Buxton (English) 1871 – 1965
English Hunt Scene, watercolor, signed l/r,
14.75″ x 10.5″ sight, 18.25″ x 14.25″ frame

Watercolor of riders preparing for a fox hunt.
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Framed watercolor of riders preparing for a fox hunt.
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Estimate: $450. Offers invited.

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Very good condition. Image is lighter and brighter than the watercolor. Original rosewood frame, which has a few scuffs.

A photograph of this watercolor was the inside cover picture of the 1927 edition of A. J. Dawson’s Finn the Wolfhound, according to the previous owner. Apparently, there are other illustrations in that book by R. H. Buxton.

Painter in oil and water-colour of landscapes and sporting subjects. Born in Harrow on July 1, 1871. Studied art at the Herkomer School at Bushey and at the Slade School. Exhibited at the RA, RI, ROI, IS, in the provinces and at the Paris Salon. Lived in London. Examples of Buxton’s work is frequently seen in British art auctions. The Duke of Beaufort’s Hounds (watercolor, 11.25″ x 17.5″) sold for GBP 437 (US $530) at the Bonhams Sporting Sale in Edinburgh 22 May 2013. (See image below.)

Also by this artist:

Steeplechase scene, signed lower right ‘R H Buxton’, watercolour
Martin on “Mulberry” with “Bill” – Oil on canvas
Image Credit – Bushey Museum and Art Gallery
Rain on the South Downs – Watercolor
Huntsmen with Hounds – Charcoal and Wash
Shearing Sheep in a Barn – Oil on canvas
Haystacks – Oil on canvas
Make Way for the Royal Mail – Watercolor
Drawing for a fox on the Marlborough Downs – Watercolor
Sheep grazing in landscape scene with mountains beyond – Watercolor
The Duke of Beauforts Hounds – Watercolor
The Hunt – Watercolor

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