VACHER Charles


Watercolor on paper: 51 x 78 cm / 20 x 30.7 in
Signed and situated 'Philae, Nubia' lower right

Painter of genre scenes and landscapes; watercolourist.

Charles Vacher studied at the Royal Academy. He became a member of, and exhibited at, the Watercolour Society. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1838 to 1881.

Vacher brought back sketches made during a visit to Italy, Sicily, Algeria, Egypt and the Near East in 1839, but his favourite subject matter was everyday scenes from Italian life.

Westminster 1818 - South Kensington 1883
British School


E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 13, p. 1396-1397.