‘Reaping’ by James Thomas Linnell (1823-1905). This very large 19th century oil on canvas depicting a late summer harvest in Surrey is signed by the artist and dated 1870, in which year it was exhibited at the Royal Academy. The accompanying images feature an article discussing this critically acclaimed painting in the Art Journal of 1872.
As with all the paintings we sell it is offered in the best condition it can be for its age having just been professionally cleaned, conserved and re-varnished. Clients should also note that tracked and signed for international shipping is complimentary.
Between 1850 and 1888 James Linnell exhibited 38 paintings at the Royal Academy. Hi style and subject matter was very similar to that of his famous father John Linnell (1792-1882).
Dimensions: (framed) 168cm x 113cm (66” x 44½”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 158cm x 102cm (62¼” x 40”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Private UK collection.
Presentation: Original 19th century giltwood frame with gadrooned border ornamentation.
Condition: Good. Newly professionally cleaned, restored, and re-varnished. Ready to hang.