‘Falling Leaves’ by Edgar Barclay (1842-1913). The painting is signed by the artist and dated 1906, and was exhibited at the Royal Academy in the same year. It hangs in its original gold leaf exhibition 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.
Edgar Barclay studied at the Dresden Academy of Art under Julius Schnorr (1794-1872) before moving to live and work in Italy becoming one of the Etruscan School of expat British artists. Increasingly in and influenced by the work of the French Realist painter Jean-François Millet, Barclay found his greatest success with English landscapes of field workers and woodland scenes of young women.
Between 1868 and 1913 Edgar Barclay exhibited 42 paintings at the Royal Academy, 64 at the Grosvenor Gallery and 13 at the New Gallery in Regent Street.
Dimensions: (framed) 84cm x 96cm (33” x 37¾”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 64cm x 76cm (25” x 30”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Chapman Bros. 251 King’s Road, Chelsea, circa 1930. Thence in private UK collection.
Presentation: Original gold leaf frame.
Condition: Excellent. Newly professionally cleaned and re-varnished. Ready to hang.