Hills and Coming Rain
Oil on board, signed and dated "1964" lower left and signed, titled and located on the reverse "Greenleaves Petworth, Sussex".
Painting: 14” x 30”
Frame: 17 ¼” x 33 ¼’
John Hitchens was born in 1940 in Hove, Sussex. He studied at Bedales School, Petersfield and Bath Academy of Art,Corsham. His work initially focused primarily on the patterns of landscapes, but in rec...
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...
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”...
Two Antique English miniature watercolors with printed borders.
Frame size: 7.5" x 8.5"
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1867”
Painting size: 15.5” x 26.5”
Frame size: 22.5” x 33”
A student of Scots artist, Scott Lauder, John Burr studied at the Trustee’s Academy in Edinburgh. He moved to London in 1861 with his brother and fellow painter, Alexander Burr. Upon his arrival Burr began exhibiting at the Royal Academy. He continued to exhibit there until 1882. In addition, he exhibite...
by Edward F.D. Pritchard (British 1809-1905)
Ink on paper, signed. Paper Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (Unframed)
Pritchard was a marine, landscape and architectural painter living in Bristol and London, who exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institution, the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street and elsewhere. He is listed in The Dictionary of Victorian Painters by Christopher Wood, and Benezit, E., Dictonnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Gr...
Genoese Flower Girl
Watercolor on paper, signed and titled on the reverse.
Painting size: 16” x 10”
Frame size: 26.75” x 20.5”
Smallfield was a painter of genre scenes in oil and watercolour. He was a student at the Royal Academy Schools in the late 1840s with the members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, but he was probably not close to them then, for he is not mentioned in their diaries. However by the late 1...
Woodland Fall Landscape
Oil on panel, signed in lower left corner, “JN White, R.I.”
Painting size: 6.75” x 10”
Frame size: 10.5” x 13.5”
Known for his rustic genre paintings and landscapes, White attended the Royal Scottish Academy. By 1877, he moved to Devon and exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy, the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street and the New Watercolor Society.
On this landscape, Whit...
Two Views of the West of England
A pair of oils on canvas, retaining Frost and Reed Gallery labels.
Sight Size: 10.25" x 13"
Canvas Size: 12" x 14 1/2"
Frame Size: 17.5" x 20"
Born at Atherstone, Warwickshire, England on May 17th, 1815, Syer studied with J. Fisher, a miniaturist, and settled in Bristol. Syer was one of the prime favorites of the Victorian era. He painted ...
An Artist at Work
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “1863”
Painting Size: 22.25” x 18”
Frame Size: 31.25 ” x 27.25”
This charming portrait of a young woman artist at work is a wonderful depiction of the painter and her tools. Her subject of a vase of flowers with fruit sits on a table to her right. The sturdy adjustable easel has a shelf where she has laid out her tubes of pigments. She is using a...
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...
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
Painting Size: 16" x 20" Frame Size: 24" x 28"
The London to Oxford Coaches at Mile Marker 24
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Painting: 17” x 32”
Frame: 23 ½” x 38 1/4”
Pollard was an engraver and sporting artist noted for his coaching, fox hunting and equine scenes. As the son of Robert Pollard, a painter, engraver and publisher, James was encouraged to become a painter of horses. He was also tutored by his father’s friend, the engraver Th...
"Warmiing Up" Jockey Galloping a Horse with a Plaited Mane
Oil on Canvas , signed"WV"
Painting: 16" x 24"
Frame: 20.75" x 28.5"
Frame: 5.5” x 4.75”
Farm by a Pond
Oil on canvas, signed lower right
Painting: 24" x 30"
Frame: 30" x 42"
Maidment was a painter in oil of rural scenes and landscapes. He also used the pseudonyms of "R. Fenson" and “A. Wynn”. Dated examples of his work have been seen spanning from 1898 until 1914. The high quality of the painting and decorative subject matter have fueled an ever growing demand for Maidment’s work.
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...
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”