This is a large fine 19th century oil on canvas depicting five Longhorn cattle watering at a stream in the Highlands of Scotland by the eminent Victorian painter Charles Collins RBA (1851-1921). The painting is signed by the artist.
Charles Collins was a superb painter of landscapes and animals, especially cattle. Between 1867 and 1916 he exhibited 43 paintings at the Royal Academy, 64 at the Royal Society of British Artists, and many others at all of the major London and provincial galleries. In 1895, he was elected as a full member of the Royal Society of British Artists. Both the National Gallery and Tate Gallery in London hold paintings by Collins in their collections.
Dimensions: (framed) 99cm x 73cm (39” x 28¾”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 76cm x 51cm (30” x 20”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Private UK collection.
Presentation: 20th century Baroque giltwood swept frame.
Condition: Excellent. Professionally cleaned, restored and lined circa 2000. Ready to hang.