1 Fine Art Victorian Original 19th Century Watercolour Painting Highland Longhorn Cattle.
Subject Scottish Highland Longhorn cattle portrait. Signed by the world famous English artist Aster Richard Chilton Corbould.
This is one of his finest works.
Aster Richard Chilton Corbould, was born at Easton, Suffolk on 17 September 1811 and baptised at St George's, Bloomsbury and at Easton, son of Thomas Richard Corbould (1783-1865), of the Bank of England, and his wife Mary née Chilton (1789-1853), who married at Ufford, Suffolk on 3 September 1810.
A celebrated painter of sporting animals and portraits and exhibited 35 works at the Royal Academy, 32 at the British Institute and 48 at Suffolk Street Galleries between 1842 and 1877.Aster was also a lithographer and amongst his patrons was the Earl and Countess of Rosshire.
He married at Claygate, Surrey on 27 April 1848, Elizabeth Royall Ker, who died 15 January 1914, aged 87.
Aster died at his residence on 31 October 1882 and buried at Hampstead.
They had six children. At the Suffolk Fine Arts Association exhibition at Ipswich in 1850 was exhibited by A. Corbould 'Jack-in-the-Box' which could also have been by Alfred Corbould [q.v.] but his 'Deer Stalkers in the Highlands' is labelled A R C Corbould and another 'Park with Fallow Deer' by Aster R C Corbould were in the same exhibition.
Set in original fancy ornate floral decorated gilt frame. Superb investment potential.
Provenance bought from out of a stately home private museum collection
Circa late mid 19th century dated 1864.
Offered in fine used condition.
Having various noticeable scuffs, stains, scratches wear & chips to the frame & foxing stains, dust in places to the painting surface also small tear to lining on the back commensurate with usage & age.
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22.04" High (56cm)
28.74" Wide (73cm)
2.36" Depth (6cm)