‘Near Stratford-upon-Avon’ by Joseph Thors (1835-1920).
A fine 19th century landscape oil on canvas depicting a single figure and chickens outside a country cottage near William Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon. The painting is signed by the artist and hangs in a superb quality newly commissioned, bespoke gold metal leaf frame.
As with all of the original antique oil paintings we sell it is offered in excellent condition, having just been professionally cleaned, restored and re-varnished. Clients should also note that tracked and signed for international shipping is complimentary.
Although Dutch by birth, Joseph Thors became a successful member of the late 19th century Birmingham School of English landscape painters. Thors exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institution, and with the Society of British Artists at the Suffolk Street Gallery,
Dimensions: (framed) 59cm x 79cm (23¼” x 31”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 41cm x 61cm (16” x 24”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Private UK collection.
Presentation: Newly commissioned bespoke gold metal leaf 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. Newly professionally cleaned and re-varnished. Ready to hang.