Framed Original English Oil
On Wood Panel
" Landscape with Distant
Forty years of experience selling antique oil paintings
leads us to believe the painting to be English. The style and wood panel
would date it as early 19th century, about 1830's.
Unfortunately, the painting isn't signed and the former
owner couldn't provide any clues as to the origin. Still, it's a wonderful
painting and executed with considerable skill. It depicts a path leading
to a gate on the edge of a field. Across the field w see a distant village
and the spire of the village church.
The gilt frame is also an antique but surely not original
to the painting. It's late 19th century, perhaps 1870-1880, but they work
Size: Overall including frame
12" - Painting Size 7-1/2" x 10"
The painting is in excellent condition. While the frame is
structurally solid and sound,
it does show it's ag a bit. It was once backed with a black paper dust cover
which has since been removed.