A. Duncan Carse

You could take a closer look at this work in full colour when it was on display as part of Animal - World Art Journeys, Sir John Madejski Art Gallery Reading Museum, Oct 2019 – April 2020. [Highlighted: Nov 2019 – Jan 2020]

The Waterhole or The Watering Hole
by A. Duncan Carse (1875–1938)

RGA member: 1931–1938
(Vice-President 1937–38)

Reading Museum Accession Number
REDMG : 1977.4.1

A. Duncan Carse (Andreas) was a notable figure and decorative painter of the early 20th century who joined the RGA in 1931, serving on its Council 1934–35, becoming vice-president in 1937. With his death in 1938 the RGA was 'robbed of one of its outstanding exhibitors but also of its Vice-President'.

In 1961 his widow Florence bequeathed three paintings to the RGA, which in turn were donated to Reading Museum by the RGA and include designs for the mural for the dining room of Cunard's 'Queen Mary', Bird of the World and an oil painting The Waterhole (or The Watering Hole).

See Museum Highlights: A. Duncan Carse for more details about the artist and to view another of his works Bargain Hunters.


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