George Gasgoyne (1862-1933)
|Artist Name||George Gasgoyne (1862-1933)|
|Title||The Watering Place - Landscape with Horses|
|Description||This superb British Victorian oil painting is by noted artist George Gasgoyne. It was painted in 1890 when Gasgoyne was 28 and living in Sittingbourne, Kent. The composition's focus is two beautiful horses in a watering place with a young man on one of them and a landscape beyond. The whole scene is bathed in soft twilight including a magical circle of light and reflections around the horses. It echoes the work of George Clausen and the British Impressionists. A stunning British Victorian Impressionist oil painting housed in a beautiful earlier period gilt frame.
Signed lower left.
|Provenance||Inscribed verso and dated 1890, with the artist's address given as Bapchild, Sittingbourne, Kent.|
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||25 x 30 inches|
|Frame||Housed in the original earlier carved gilt frame, 37 inches by 33 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||George Gasgoyne (1862-1933). Painter and etcher born in Sittingbourne, Kent. Gasgoyne studied at the Slade School of Fine Art under Alphonse Legros in the early 1880's and in 1900 married Ethel Slade King also a painter in London. He has held addresses in London, Kent and Somerset.
Exhibited: British Institute1, Glasgow Institute 1, Walker Gallery Liverpool 18, New English Art Club 4, Royal Academy 21, Royal Society of British Artists 1, Royal Society of Painters, Etchers and Engravers 60, Ridley Art Club 35, Royal Institute of Oil Painters 9, Royal Scottish Academy 1.