English School, 1834
Oil laid down to panel
"The Cardinal" was an Irish horse (owned by a Mr. Miles) who won The Chester Cup in 1834
Painting: 10" x 14.25"
Frame:16" x 20"
“On the qui vive” (The Smuggler)
Oil on canvas , titled, signed and dated on the reverse
"QUI VIVE" (A French phrase meaning long live who? (a sentry’s challenge), used to mean a state of alertness or watchfulness.)
Painting: 30" x 25"
Frame: 36.5" x 31.5"
One of the best-known painters working in north-east England during the early nineteenth century Henry Perlee Parker specialized in pictures of marine subjects and smu...
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...
A Tri-aspect of a Topsail Trading Schooner off South Foreland (Cliffs of Dover)
Oil-on-canvas; verso label: Wm. Blair, Ltd, Bethesda, Maryland
Painting: 24” x 36”
Frame: 29 ¼” x 40 ¼”
Murday was an accomplished painter of ship portraits and shipping scenes whose works were often signed and dated in the second half of the 19th century...
Byron and Annabella
Oil on canvas, titled on front and signed on reverse
Painting: 10" x 12"
Frame 17" x 19"
Adrian Wiszniewski was born in Glasgow in 1958. He was educated at the Mackintosh School of Architecture and then the Glasgow School of Art from 1979 to 1983. He was influenced by New Image painting in the early 1980s, combining figurative art with social commentary...
British School, Circa 1870
Charming Genre Scene showing a traveler beseiged by begging children. The Victorians loved this type of painting that "tells a story", Note how the little girl staring straight out pulls you into the picture
Ptg: 27" x 33"
Frame: 32.5" x 38.5"
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”...
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...
Oil on canvas, signed and dated, upper right and titled on a paper label on the reverse. Together with the book “Interior with Figure, the Life and Painting of Charles McCall” by Mitzi McCall.
Painting size: 24” x 20”
Frame size: 29” x 25”
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Charles McCall was born in Edinburgh...
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”
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"
(British School, 19th Century)
Oil on canvas, Unsigned
Painting size: 30” x 20”
Frame size: 36.25” x 26.5”
This sweet genre painting of a shepherdess with her flock reflects the theme of the child-of-nature, a sensibility embraced by Victorians during the 19th century. The figure’s youth and comely face convey innocence, while her steadfast pose next to the goldenrod suggests that she is at ease in her environment.
The London to Bath Coach Pulling up to the Spaniards Tavern, Bath, England in 1884
Oil on Canvas, signed, and dated l.r.
Painting: 14: x 26"
Frame: 20.5" x 32.5" (outer frame later)
A newly discovered gem from one of England's best coaching painters.
John Charles Maggs (1819–1896) was a painter best known for his coaching scenes. He was born in Bath, England in 1819, his father being a furniture japanner there...
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...
Oils on paper, unsigned.
Painting size: 3” x 4.5” (Approximately)
Frame size: 7” x 8.5” (Approximately)
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...