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...
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...
In the Orchard
Pastel on paper, signed lower left and titled on the reverse
Sight Size: 21.75” x 16”
Frame Size: 29 ” x 23.75”
Grone was a painter and watercolorist who specialized in landscapes, river scenes and figures. According to Graves he exhibited 13 works between 1888 and 1893 at the Royal Society of British Artists, the Royal Academy and the Royal Institute...
Daisies and Roses in a Chinese Jar
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and dated “June 1903”
Painting Size: 30” x 22.75”
Frame Size: 36 ” x 28.75”
Wilson was born in Glasgow and studied at the Glasgow School of Art as well as in London and Antwerp. He traveled widely, working in America, India, Persia, Russia and Europe...
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...
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...
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...
Still Life with Fruit
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: "1912"
Provenance: Sothebys, London
Painting: 18" x 26"
Frame: 23.5" x 31.5"
There were several Edwin Steeles painting in the 19th century. One whose dates were 1803-1871 would appear to have been primarily a landscape artist...
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...
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...
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
**Please Note: This item is not currently on view in our gallery...
Boat in the Bulrushes
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Painting: 22” x 34 ½”
Frame (of the Period but not original): 31 ½” x 45 ½” x 24”
Franck was a British artist, recognized for her still lifes, genre scenes and landscapes...
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 34” x 27”
Frame: 45” x 37 ½”
Henry Cottrell was a Birmingham painter of landscapes and hunt scenes who exhibited from 1882-1924. He exhibited at The Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham and the Walker Art gallery, Liverpool.
The Dictionary of British Artists, 1880-1940 by Johnson and Greutzner
Oils on paper, unsigned.
Painting size: 3” x 4.5” (Approximately)
Frame size: 7” x 8.5” (Approximately)
(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.
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 r...
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, 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 ...