Rose La France ca. 1890-1908
Oil on Linen
A still-life oil painting of roses by the well listed artist, A. F. W. Hayward.
The picture was painted during the time he kept a studio in Twyford, Winchester.
The roses in the painting are of the first hybid tea rose, "La France".
Excellent original condition, not cleaned.
Alfred Frederick Hayward was born in 1856 at Port Hope, Ontario, Canada.
In 1876, like many other Canadian and American Impressionists who travelled overseas, Alfred Frederick Hayward left Canada to study art in London and Paris.
Alfred Frederick Hayward began his career in London, studying at the West London School of Art and the Royal Academy, exhibiting his work at the Royal Academy beginning in 1880.
Alfred Frederick Hayward continued to show at the Royal Academy throughout his lifetime, exhibiting 66 works at the RA over the years.
Alfred Frederick Hayward floral still-life pictures were widely exhibited in Britain, both at the National Gallery (55) and the Royal Institute (133); almost every major gallery in the country had several showings of his flower pieces.
Internationally, Alfred Frederick Hayward showed at the Royal Scottish Academy, the 1910 Paris Salon and the 1904 St. Louis World's fair.
His work is represented in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada.
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