(1822 - 1895)
Alfred Downing Fripp was active/lived in United Kingdom, England. Alfred Fripp is known for rural genre, landscape and figure watercolor painting.
Biography Alfred Fripp
Alfred Downing Fripp (22 April 1822, Bristol - 13 March 1895, London) was a British artist who specialized in watercolours of rural subjects. He was grandson of the artist Nicholas Pocock, a brother of the painter George Arthur Fripp, and father of the surgeon Sir Alfred Downing Fripp.
Fripp studied at the Royal Academy of Arts. He held his first exhibition in 1842, his initial works featuring Irish and Welsh peasants in landscape settings. In 1844 he became an associate of the Old Watercolour Society, progressing to full membership in 1846, and ultimately becoming its secretary from 1870 onward.
Following the death of his first wife in 1850, he spent a decade in Italy, where he became friends with Frederick Leighton and
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