Portrait of a Gentleman
Oil on board, unsigned.
Painting size: 22” x 15.5”
Frame: 26” x 19.25”
Resting Deer in a Forest Landscape
Oil on canvas
Provenance: Thomas McLean Gallery, London (retaining the original label on the back).
Painting: 20.75" x 36"
Frame: 30" x 45"
Redgrave was a genre and landscape painter. For a time he worked with his father who was an engraver before entering the Royal Academy in 1825. He began by painting historical genre in 18th century costume but in the 1840s he was among the fir...
Oil on canvas, laid down. Signed. Circa 1840
This composition is based on a sculpture of a boy and girl with their cat which was reproduced in parianware by Copeland (see enlargement #6). The title comes from a reference by the poet James Hoag to one of Robert Burns' dogs: "The Ettrick Shepherd, a judge of collies, says that Luath is true to the life, and that many a hundred times he has seen the dogs bark for very joy, when the ...
Gypsy Mother and Child
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and retaining a Windsor & Newton stencil on the reverse.
Painting size: 24" x 18"
Frame size: 32.5" x 26.5"
A multi-faceted artist, Barker was born into the socially prominent "Barkers of Bath", many of whom were artists. He worked in oils and watercolors, painting subjects from historical and genre scenes to sweeping landscapes. Many of these works were exhibited a...
By A. Talbot Smith (British, flourished 189-1914)
Pen and ink on paper, signed.
Smith was an Illustrator and figure artist. He contributed to leading periodicals, including "Punch", and did book illustrations.
Sight size: 9.5" x 6.25
Oil on canvas, signed
Painting size: 9” x 12”
Frame size: 13.5” x 16.5”
Maidment was a painter in oil of rural scenes and landscapes. He is variously catalogued as Robin or Robert Fenson but usually just signed “R. Fenson” in red, often with a date. This was a pseudonym for Henry Maidment who also was known to have signed “A. Wynn”. Dated example...
Oil on canvas, signed.
Provenance: From the Estate of Celebrity Clarivoyant Jean Dixon.
Painting size: 24” x 20”
Frame size: 31” x 35.5”
Goerge Armfield, known as George Armfield Smith until 1840, flourished from 1840-1875, as a London painter of dogs, especially terriers chasing birds, cats or mice. Armfield also painted landscapes, dead game, birds and other wild animals. His small ...
Mountain Landscape with Sheep and Thatched Cottage
Oil on canvas, signed.
Painting size: 15” x 11”
Frame size: 23” x 18.75”
Williams was born in Penryn, Cornwall in 1808 but lived chiefly at Bath, Torquay and Topsham in Devon (where he died in 1895). He exhibited regularly at The Royal Academy, the Suffolk Street Galleries and at the British Institution.
A work by Williams is illustrated in p...
Beauty and the Beast
Oil on canvas, signed with monogram and titled on the reverse
Exhibited: The Royal Academy, 1899
Miss Suitcliff was a Hampstead painter of genre and portraits who exhibited at the royal academy from 1881-1899 and elsewhere.
Christopher Wood, The Dictionary of Victorian Painters
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The Mirror of the Ballet
Color print, signed in pencil. Provenance: Horner Galleries, Sheffield, England.
Painting size: 15.25” x 19.5”
Frame size: 20” x 23.5”
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Painter and printmaker William Russell Flint worked for the London Illustrated News and lived in Notting Hill. One o...
The Log Haulers’ Repast Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “1867'
Painting: 30” x 25”
Frame: 38 ½” x 30”
Woollett was a painter of rural scenes, especially with horses and other farmyard animals. His style and subject matter is closely related to that of John Frederick Herring, both Snr and Jnr. Although he was a prolific painter, there is little biographical information available on ...
Oils on paper, unsigned.
Painting size: 3” x 4.5” (Approximately)
Frame size: 7” x 8.5” (Approximately)
English, mid- to late- 19th century
Oil on artist’s board, retaining a Windsor & Newton supply dating ca. 1865-1890.
Painting size: 10” x 14”
Frame size: 13.75” x 17.75”
This quiet Victorian genre scene shows two young girls gathering water at a spring. The older girl gives a container to the younger one, steadying the load a moment to ensure that she can carry it. The little girl’s upright posture indicates that she is ...
William B. Bennett (British, fl. 1900-1913)
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: “1906”
. Provenance: Taggart, Jorgensen & Putman, Washington, DC.
A painter of landscape and genre scenes, Bennett exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1900 to 1913. He made his home in Bushey, Hertford-shire. Bennett is listed in the Dictionary of British Art, Vol. IV, Victorian Painters by Wood.
Sight size: 20” x 14.5”
Frame size: 30” x 23.5”...
Joseph Langsdale Pickering (English, 1845-1912)
Oil on canvas, signed.
A member of the Royal Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street and Royal Institute of Painters in Oil-Colours, Pickering was best known for his landscapes, country subjects and rural genre scenes. He exhibited extensively at the Royal Academy and Suffolk Street, showing more than 70 works over 30 years.
Pickering is listed in the Dictionary of British Art, Vol. IV, Victorian P...
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right.
Painting Size: 22.25” x 30.25”
John Rattenbury Skeaping, RA was an animal and equestrian painter and a sculptor, specializing particularly in racing scenes, portraits and sculptures of horses. Born in South Woodford, Essex, Skeaping was the son of painter Kenneth Skeaping. Educated by his parents, he started to draw horses at the age of three and...
Port St. Jean (St.-John Cap-Ferrat, France)
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right, titled lower left
Painting Size: 11” x 20.75” (Unframed)
Green was a primarily a watercolorist, specializing in landscapes, buildings and interiors. He studied at the Royal Academy alongside Leighton, Millais and Rossetti. He exhibited extensively at the Royal Academy and other galleries Additionally he appears to have travelled ...
Portrait of a Woman in Lace Cap
Oil on panel.
Provenance: J. Davey & Sons, Manchester, England
Painting size: 8.5” x 7”
Frame size: 11.5” x 10”