Weir Water – Exmoor
Alexander Carruthers Gould RBA
Oil on artist's board
Near Robber’s Bridge Exmoor
Born in 1870 in Woodford Essex, Alex Carruthers Gould was the eldest son of the famous cartoonist of the Westminster Gazette, Sir Francis Carruthers Gould.
Gould was a landscape artist who lived in Porlock , Somerset and painted the landscapes, villages and coast of Exmoor.
He is known for his ability to use oils and watercolours in an impressionistic “plein air” style displaying confidence and fluidity. He was elected to full membership of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1903.
He exhibited at:
Royal Society of British Artists,
New Society of Watercolour Painters,
Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours,
New English Art Club,
Royal Institute of Oil Painters,
Royal Society of Artists – Birmingham,
Manchester City Art Gallery,