Richard Hollingdale (fl. 1850-1899)

Artist Name Richard Hollingdale (fl. 1850-1899)
Title Portrait of a Family in a Cottage Interior
Description Richard Hollingdale, British Victorian genre artist painted this lovely family in a cottage interior. Painted in 1855, the colourful composition is six figures of all ages around a table with a little girl dancing to the violin.  The table in front of the hearth is laden with tea. There is superb detail in the figures and ornaments around the room. A happy colourful 19th century genre scene of family life and an excellent example of Hollingdale's work.    

Signed and dated 1855.
 
Provenance West Midlands estate.
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 36 x 32 inches
Frame Housed in a gilt frame, 44 inches by 40 inches and in good condition.
Condition Good condition.
Biography Richard Hollingdale (fl. 1850-1899). Hollingdale was a British genre and portrait painter working in Stroud, Kent. He exhibited 26 paintings from 1850-1899 at the Royal Academy London and from 1854-1899 at the British Institute and Suffolk Street.
 
Price £4800
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