by V. Cooper-Wiley (British 19th Century)
unframed: 51" x 32"
Cavalier and Serving Maid
Oil on canvas laid down to panel
Painting Size: 10” x 8”
Frame Size: 15.75” x 13.75”
English School, late 19th Century
Oil on artist board.
Painting size: 12.75” x 8.75”
Frame size: 16.5” x 12.5”
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. Wilson was primarily known for his landscapes and river scenes.
He became a member of...
Girl with Bouquet of Flowers
Oil on canvas, signed twice on the reverse.
Painting size: 22” x 16”
Frame size: 26.5” x 20.5”
Born in Edinburgh, Campbell studied at the Royal Scottish Academy. He went on to a successful career as a portrait and historical genre painter ultimately settling in London. He exhibited widely in Scotland, England and Europe. Among the venues in which he exhibited were the Royal Academy...
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 ...
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...
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
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 ...
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 ...
English, mid- to late- 19th century
Oil on artist’s board, retaining a Windsor & Newton supply dating ca. 1865-1890.
Painting size: 10” x 14”
Frame size: 13.75” x 17.75”
This quiet Victorian genre scene shows two young girls gathering water at a spring. The older girl gives a container to the younger one, steadying the load a moment to ensure that she can carry it. The little girl’s upright posture indicates that she is ...
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...
Horse in a Battle
Oil on panel.
Painting size: 10.5” x 12.75”
Frame size: 14” x 16.5”
Oil on canvas, signed.
Provenance: From the Estate of Celebrity Clarivoyant Jean Dixon.
Painting size: 24” x 20”
Frame size: 31” x 35.5”
Goerge Armfield, known as George Armfield Smith until 1840, flourished from 1840-1875, as a London painter of dogs, especially terriers chasing birds, cats or mice. Armfield also painted landscapes, dead game, birds and other wild animals. His small ...
Pastoral Landscape with Cottage and Ducks by a Pond
Painting: 20” x 30”
Frame: 24” x 34”
Harry Maidment was born in 1868 into a family of cabinet makers in Hoxton, UK. His elder sister Ellen married landscape painter Octavius Thomas Clark. Maidment's work is very similar in style and content to paintings by Octavius and his sons Stanley and Louis. Octavius is known to have taugh...
A Country Maid in a Landscape
Oil on Canvas, signed indistinctly lower right.
Painting: 24" x 18.5"
Frame: 28" x 23"
Frame: 5.5” x 4.75”
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...