John Shirley Fox (British, 1860 – 1939)

The Meeting Place

John Shirley-Fox R.B.A. (British, 1860 – 1939) Oil on Canvas, Signed, 28″ x 36″

He was an English painter, author and collector/scholar of coins.  Born in 1860, he lived in London and was educated in Paris in Bouguereau’s Atelier at the Academie Julian.  In his youth he exhibited in the Salon de la Societé des Arts between 1887 and 1889.  Primarily a portrait painter he also worked outdoors  in the English Barbizon style.