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British Painting of Cottage Children

British Painting of Cottage Children

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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: British: Pre 1900: Item # 1138499

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Alexandria, Virginia 22314

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C. Henshaw (British, 19th C)


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 cottage children were merry." Painting: 19.5" x 17"
Frame 24" x 21."