British artist. Born 1787, died 1855.
Trained in the art of water-colour painting by his father, Nathan Theodor Fielding, and later (in London) by John Varley, the younger Fielding joined the Old Water-Colour Society in 1812 and became its chairman in 1831. His paintings, chiefly depicting landscapes from Wales and the Lake District, were often exhibited by the society. After 1814, he also took up the marine genre, with motifs from (among others) Dover and Brighton, often showing fog-shrouded scenes.
Fielding's pictures are crafted with exquisite mastery of the technical aspects of water-colour, and with their special moods and wealth of colour, they serves as a model for the great 19th century British masters of water-colour painting.