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Blick vom Riffel ins Rhonetal, links das Mettelhorn und in der Bildmitte das Bietschhorn jenseits des Rhonetals" originales Aquarell ca. 27x51cm; unten rechts signiert und bezeichnet "Riffel" verso in Bleistift: "Zermatt Valley, Oberland " um 1850"
- Auf der Rahmenrückseite Rest von alter Rückwand und dort handschriftlich "Oberland from Riffel" [Maße im dekorativen Rahmen 45x69cm.] Charles Jones Way was born at Dartmouth, Devon, England in 1835. He studied at the South Kensington School or Art before coming to Canada in 1858 and settling in Montreal. He exhibited in Montreal in 1864 and perhaps earlier. In 1870 he was President of the Society of Canadian Artists, a society which was formed in Montreal in 1867. He was awarded a silver medal at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876 for oil and watercolor paintings. In 1880 he was a charter member of the Royal Canadian Academy. In 1890 he left Canada and went to Switzerland to live and resided at Lausanne until his death in 1919. He was also a member of the Society of Painters and Sculptors in Switzerland. He must have traveled in both Italy and Switzerland before coming to Canada.
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