In the Valley of the Taw, Devon
This is a fine 19th century oil on canvas depicting a single figure, cows and sheep in a late summer river landscape ‘In the Valley of the Taw, Devon’ by the listed Victorian painter Arthur Bevan Collier 1832-1909. The painting is signed by the artist and hangs is a good quality 20th century gadrooned swept gilt frame. It is also signed again and dated 1883 verso in the artist’s own hand along with his home address; the grand old stately home of Carthamartha House in Cornwall.
As with all of the original antique oil paintings we sell it is offered in the very finest condition it can be for its age having just been cleaned and re-varnished.
Between 1855 and 1899 Arthur Bevan Collier exhibited 21 paintings at the Royal Academy, 53 with the Royal Society of British Artists and 7 at British Institution in London.
Dimensions: (framed) 72cm x 52cm (28½” x 20½”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 61cm x 41cm (24” x 16”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Private UK collection.
Presentation: 20th century gadrooned gilt swept frame.
Condition: Excellent. Ready to hang.