This is large fine 19th century landscape oil on canvas capturing ‘Summer in the Dales’ of Yorkshire by William Mellor (1851-1931). This very beautiful work is signed by the artist.
William Mellor is well known for his detailed landscapes that capture the splendour of the dales and peaks of Yorkshire, Derbyshire and North Wales. His calling card was a vibrant palate and meticulous rendering of trees and foliage enlightened by summer or winter sunlight.
Measurements (inc. frame): 103cm x 78cm (40½” x 30½”)
Measurement (canvas only): 76cm x 51cm (30” x 20”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Fine Private Collection of Yorkshire Estate.
Presentation: British Victorian Rococo pierced and swept frame.
Condition: Excellent. Newly professionally cleaned and re-varnished. Lined circa 1990. Ready to hang.