A Quiet Nook on the Swale - 19th Century Exhibition Landscape Oil Painting


A Quiet Nook on the Swale by Robert Gallon (1845-1925). The painting is signed by the artist and dated 1882, and hangs in a superb quality new commissioned gold metal leaf frame. This large English river landscape was shown at the Royal Society of British Artists Exhibition in London in 1882.


As with all of the original antique oil paintings we sell it is offered in the finest condition it can be for its age, having been professionally cleaned, restored and re-varnished. Clients should also note that fully insured, tracked and signed for international shipping is complimentary.


One of the finest late Victorian landscape painters, Robert Gallon’s ¼precision and attention to detail is comparable to that of his contemporary Benjamin Williams Leader. Between 1868 to 1903 Robert Gallon exhibited 32 works at The Royal Academy and 27 at the British Institution in London.


Dimensions: (framed) 77cm x 119cm (30¼” x 47”)

Dimensions: (canvas only) 61cm x 102cm (24” x 40”)

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Provenance: Private European collection.

Presentation: Fine quality gold metal leaf swept frame. All of the new frames we commission are especially made for us to order by one of the UK’s top period frame makers.

Condition: Excellent. Professionally cleaned, restored and re-varnished. Ready to hang.



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