This is a fine 19th century oil on canvas depicting numerous figures and two dogs by a bridge over a stream on a summer afternoon by the eminent Victorian painter Benjamin Shipham (1805-1872). The painting is signed by the artist verso and hangs in a very good quality Louis XV giltwood frame.
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 and re-varnished. Clients should also note that fully insured, tracked and signed for international shipping is complimentary.
Benjamin Shipham was a successful painter of English and Welsh landscapes renowned for his great attention to detail. Between 1852 and 1872 he exhibited 9 paintings at the Royal Academy, 11 at the British Institution, and 15 with the Royal Society of British Artists at the Suffolk Street Gallery.
Dimensions: (framed) 49cm x 42cm (19¼” x 16½”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 37cm x 30cm (14½” x 11¾”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Private UK collection.
Presentation: 20th century giltwood swept frame.
Condition: Excellent. Newly professionally cleaned and re-varnished. Lined circa 1980. Ready to hang.