'Calle Mayor - Fuentaribte'


Arthur Charles Fare 18761958, born in Bath, was a watercolourist specialising in landscapes, village and harbour scenes and architectural subjects. As a profession he was an accomplished architect and many of his views depict scenes in the Bristol and Bath area, including a record of parts of the city destroyed by bombing. He was a Member and regular exhibitor at the Royal West of England Academy showing 106 works between 1922 and 1956. He was also a member of the 'Bristol Savages', becoming their President in 1927.
They were a group of artists who met regularly and painted together in their headquarters which was decorated as an American Indian wigwam and situated on Brandon Hill, Bristol, 1907-1920. It is known that he visited France and painted in the Dinard Area around 1925, and he also visited Italy and Spain. Bristol City Art Gallery hold a number of his works.