William Henry Midwood (fl. 1867-1871)
|Artist Name||William Henry Midwood (fl. 1867-1871)|
|Title||Portrait of a Farmer, Daughter and Dog in an Interior|
|Description||This lovely colourful British 19th century genre oil painting is by Victorian artist William Henry Midwood. Painted circa 1870 it is a charming Victorian interior genre scene of a farmer and his daughter and their collie dog. The artist has perfectly captured the interaction between the three characters and the colouring and brushwork is superb. A lovely example of British Victorian genre painting at its best.
Signed and dated 187? lower right.
|Provenance||West Midlands estate.|
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||14 x 18 inches|
|Frame||Housed in an ornate gilt Watts frame, 28 inches by 24 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||William Henry Midwood (fl. 1867-1871). British 19th century genre painter working in London in the 1860's and 70's. Exhibited at Suffolk Street Gallery between 1867-1871. His subjects are domestic scenes, sometimes humorous.|