1 of 7 The Royal Watercolour Society is holding a bicentennial exhibition called The Presidents Past and Present to celebrate those who have contributed to its history. Francis Bowyer, a teacher at the Royal Academy, held the presidency from 2000-2003.
2 of 7 The exhibition at London's Bankside Gallery, running from 5-30 November, also features The Huntsman by Frederick Taylor, who died in 1889.
3 of 7 The RWS was formed by breakaway members of the Royal Academy. At 200 years old, the RWS lays claim to being the oldest artistic body - after the Academy - still functioning in the UK. Pictured is John Doyle's Ponte Scaligeri Verona.
4 of 7 Sir John Gilbert (1817-1897) was known for his military-inspired paintings. The son of an army captain, Sir John was an estate agent before discovering his artistic talent. His painting of Joan of Arc is in the exhibition.
5 of 7 Alfred Parsons (1847-1920) painted this in his garden in the Cotswolds. He became president of the RWS in 1905.
6 of 7 The exhibition also features work by current members of the RWS who have served as president, including Charles Bartlett, whose Marsh Creek is pictured here.
7 of 7 John Doyle, who is still a member of the RWS, held the presidency from 1996-2000. This is his landscape entitled Sunset Mantua.