Charles Thomas Burt (1832-1902)
|Artist Name||Charles Thomas Burt (1832-1902)|
|Title||Gathering the Sheep|
|Description||A very large and detailed Victorian British landscape 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 in a fine Victorian frame in excellent condition.
One of the largest and best works by this artist. Signed right.
John Nevill Gallery.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||36 x 24 inches|
|Frame||Fine gallery frame, 43 inches by 31 inches. Good condition.|
|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.|