Joseph Morris Henderson (1863-1936)
|Artist Name||Joseph Morris Henderson (1863-1936)|
|Title||A Moorland Stream Balquidder, Scotland|
|Description||This superb, large Scottish Impressionist exhibited landscape oil painting is by noted artist Joseph Morris Henderson. It was painted in 1923 and exhibited at the Glasgow Institute of Fine Art that year. The location is Balquhidder in Scotland, a small village in Perthshire located 10 miles north-west of Callander. The view is from the bank looking up stream with silver birches to the right and hills giving way to pine trees and mountains beyond. The Scottish Impressionistic brushwork and impasto are just lovely. This is a superb example of Henderson's work with a known location and excellent provenance.
Signed lower left J Morris Henderson.
|Provenance||Exhibited at the Glasgow Institute of Fine Art in 1923, catalogue no. 309 entitled A Moorland Stream Balquhidder.
James MacClure Gallery Scotland.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||40 x 30 inches|
|Frame||Framed 48 inches by 38 inches. Excellent condition|
|Condition||In excellent gallery condition|
|Biography||Joseph Morris Henderson (1863-1936) - born Glasgow 1863, son of the artist Joseph Henderson by whom he was strongly influenced. Studied at Glasgow University and Glasgow School of Art.
His style absorbed much from romantic Victorian realism and he dedicated himself to landscapes, seascapes and coastal scenes. He exhibited throughout his life primarily in Scotland. He was elected an Associate member of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1928 and a full member in 1935.