Aster Richard Chilton Corbould (Aster R. C. Corbould), RSBA (British, 1811/12-1882), Fox and the Pheasant, oil on canvas, 18″ x 30″
There were six generations of established artists within the Corbould family in England during the period between the early 18th century and the early 20th century. Aster Richard Chilton Corbould was known primarily for his paintings of animals and genre scenes, although he was also an accomplished portrait artist.
Aster R.C. Corbould is a listed painter in the Royal Academy of Arts Complete Dictionary of Contributors and exhibited an impressive number of paintings at the prestigious Academy – totaling over thirty paintings between the years 1850 and 1874. His exhibited paintings include Market Day (1850), Sunshine and Shade (1851), The Roadside ((1857), The English Farmer (1859), A Highland Herd (1864), Waiting for the Ferry (1862), The Church Farm (1862), A Part of the Flock (1862), Brigade Field-day (1866), Mrs. Craven on her Favorite Mare (1870), Max and his mother (1872) and Clement Adalmar Cottrell Dormer on ” Zingaro” (1872).