by V. Cooper-Wiley (British 19th Century)
unframed: 51" x 32"
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 ...
A.G. Coleman (English, 19th century)
Watercolor on board, signed and dated” “1889”.
Coleman exhibited at the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street in 1887 and is listed in Woods, Dictionary of Victorian Artists.
Sight size: 9.75” x 13.5”
Frame size: 17” x 21”
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...
English School, late 19th Century
Oil on artist board.
Painting size: 12.75” x 8.75”
Frame size: 16.5” x 12.5”
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Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1860 (?)”.
Painting size: 12” x 16”
Frame size: 17” x 21”
Stuart painted mostly still-lifes of flowers and fruit, but created the occassional genre painting as well, including “The Gondola-night”, “Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Lilliput” and “The Thames off Limehouse.” He lived in Stepney, London and exhibited at Suffolk Street,...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
Path through the Trees
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right. [Minor toning]
Sheet Size: 14.5” x 20”
Sight Size: 13" x 19"
Edward Wesson's work is known for its immediacy, luminosity and control of paint, and he is remembered by many painters as an exceptional and tireless teacher. He began painting around the age of 20, but it wasn’t until after WWII that he became serious about his work, becoming a member of the Royal...
English School, circa 1896.
Oil on canvas, signed indistinctly lower right.
Painting size: 13” x 19”
Frame size: 19.25” x 25.5”
Edward John Cobbett (British, 1815-1899)
Oil on canvas, signed and dated “1864.”
Painting size: 39” x 60”
Frame size: 48” x 69”
Edward John Cobbett was an accomplished painter of landscapes and genre scenes. He trained with J.W. Allen, who also specialized in landscapes, and regularly exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1833 to 1880. Cobbett also exhibited at Suffolk Street and the Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts and was a member of ...
A Country Maid in a Landscape
Oil on Canvas, signed indistinctly lower right.
Painting: 24" x 18.5"
Frame: 28" x 23"
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...
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 ...
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...
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Shepherd With Highland Sheep
Oil on canvas, signed “JW Morris” lower right and dated “1881”
Painting size: 24” x 42”
Frame: 35.5” x 53.5”
John W. Morris (sometimes listed as “James”)was a painter of sporting subjects such as “The Otter Hunt” and “The Wounded Stag” favouring Highland scenes. He exhibited three works of genre scenes at the British Institution from 1866-67 including “Left at Home...
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right and dated “1847”
Sight Size: 17” x 22.5”
Frame Size: 29.5 ” x 35”
William Lee was a painter of rustic genre, often English or French figures in coastal scenes, usually in watercolor. He was a member and secretary of the Langham Sketching Club for many years. He was elected as an associate of the New Society of Painters in Watercolors in 1845, where he exhibited...