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.
|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.|
|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.|