This painting is by Jessica Landseer (1810-1880) landscape and miniature painter, born, according to her own statement on 29 January 1810. This particular work is a traditional oil painting - oil with brush on an early example of Victorian art board. The painting has been appraised in 1986 by Philips Son & Neale Auctioneers ( see the original label) who attributed the work to Jessica Landseer. Jessica Landseer – sister of Sir Edwin Henry Landseer RA (1802 – 1873) exhibited between 1816 and 1866 ten pictures at the Royal Academy , seven at the British Institution and six at Suffolk Street.
The painting depicts a lush landscape with a water fall and a pool. The fine delicate brush texture immortalise a beautiful English country side scene . Entitled ‘The Trout Pool’ as referenced in the Art Journal in 1898 the painting is a lovely example of the exuberance of a well known 19th century artist. This work has been restored and varnished to preserve it for future generations who can share and enjoy the evocative and relaxing emotions of this work of art.
The painting is framed in a gilt wooden frame.
Condition Report: The painting is in good condition having been restored and varnished. The frame of the painting – of later date, is in good condition having just a small chip on the right bottom corner of the outer frame. All of the above are a testimony of the age of this beautiful painting . Please review carefully the photographs to see the items listed here.
Dimensions: Frame: H: 34 cm (13 ¼); W: 42 cm ( 16 1/4 inches);
Board: H: 23 cm (9 inches): W 31 cm (12 inches)
Provenance: Purchased privately.
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