Anthony Vandyke Copley Fielding (1787 - 1855) Oil on canvas painting "Picnic in the Highlands" Signed lower left. Sight Size: 12 x 19 in. Overall Size: 19 x 26.5 in. In 1810 he became an associate exhibitor in the Old Water-colour Society, in 1813 a full member and in 1831 President of that body (later known as the Royal Society of Watercolours), until his death. In 1824 he won a gold medal at the Paris Salon alongside Richard Parkes Bonington and John Constable. He also engaged largely in teaching the art and made ample profits. He later moved to Park Crescent in Worthing and died in the town in March 1855.