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Fred Roe (1864-1947), Artist

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist of 216 portraits
A genre painter and illustrator, Fred Roe studied at Heatherley's School of Art and with J. Seymour Lucas. He first exhibited his art at the prestigious Royal Academy in 1877, and was elected to the RBA in 1895 and to the Royal Institute of British Painters in 1909. During his career, Roe was best known for his large historical compositions set in period costumes. He later became a leading expert and collector of antique furniture and was the author of a reference book, A History of Oak Furniture (1920).

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4367

King Edward VII

by Fred Roe
pencil, 1905-1906
NPG 4367

D43066

(Walter) Rupert Spiers Stevens

by Fred Roe
pen, circa 1886
NPG D43066

D43061

Guide lecturing tourists in Rome

by Fred Roe
pencil, 1900
NPG D43061

D43062

Guide lecturing tourists in Rome

by Fred Roe
pencil, 1900
NPG D43062

D43106

Tourists at Tivoli, Rome

by Fred Roe
pencil, 7 May 1900
NPG D43106

D43084

Fishwife, Boulogne

by Fred Roe
pencil, 22 May 1901
NPG D43084

D43088

'Fine Taille': Unidentified woman, Boulogne

by Fred Roe
pencil, 22 May 1901
NPG D43088

D43090

M l'Abbé on Train from St Denis 18 May 1901

by Fred Roe
pencil, 18 May 1901
NPG D43090

D43105

Fisherfolk at Boulogne

by Fred Roe
pencil, 1901
NPG D43105

D43070

Unidentified child on the beach at Hunstanton

by Fred Roe
pencil, August 1903
NPG D43070

D43073

Comic sketch. 'HIC!'

by Fred Roe
pencil, August 1903
NPG D43073