George Arthur Hickin (1821-1885)

Artist Name George Arthur Hickin (1821-1885)
Title Welsh River Landscape at Betws-y Coed with Boys Fishing
Description British Victorian artist George Hickin painted this Welsh rocky river landscape oil painting. Painted in 1849, the location is the river Llugwy at Betws y Coed in Wales. Two young boys sit on the rocks above, fishing, as the river swirls round boulders and under a bridge. The light beautifully catches the boys and rocks. A lovely example of Victorian landscape oil painting and of Hickin's work, housed in a stunning frame with good provenance.
Signed and dated 1849 lower right.
Provenance Berwick House
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 19 x 13 inches
Frame Housed in a superb ornate gilt frame, 29 inches by 23 inches and in good condition.
Condition Good condition.
Biography George Arthur Hickin (1821-1885). British artist who painted landscapes and birds including 'Turkey and Fowls; and On the River Clwyd neat St Asaph'. He also exhibited 7 works, mostly still lifes at the Royal Academy 1858-62. He is represented in Wolverhampton Art Gallery and six works at the BI,1858-62. Lived in Greenwich, Liverpool and Cheshire.
Price £2400
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