Charles Thomas Burt (1832-1902)

Artist Name Charles Thomas Burt (1832-1902)
Title A Panoramic Shepherd’s View
Size 38 x 26.5 inches
Medium Oil on Canvas
Condition Good original condition.
Biography Charles Thomas Burt (1823-1902) was a Midlands landscape painter. He was born in Wolverhampton and lived in Birmingham most of his life. He was a pupil of Samuel Lines of Birmingham and also a friend and pupil of David Cox (q.v.), by whose style he was influenced. Burt exhibited 16 paintings at the Royal Academy from 1850 to 1892, as well as the British Institute, Suffolk Street and elsewhere. He was a member of the Birmingham Society of Artists.  Burt painted Highland, Farming scenes and Moorland landscapes including Snowdon, Devon, Somerset, Malvern, Yorkshire, Derbyshire and the Orkney Islands.
Description A very large and detailed Victorian British landscape, circa 1810,  by Charles Thomas Burt. The work depicts a shepherd, flock and sheepdog in a panoramic open landscape. There is a vast mountain range beyond which I believe to be Snowdon in Wales. It is housed in a fine Victorian frame in excellent condition. One of the largest and best works by this artist.

Signed right.
 
Provenance Midlands estate.
Frame Fine Victorian gilt frame behind glass. 46 inches by 36 inches.
Price £5700
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