1 Fine Art 20th Century Oil Painting Study "2 Terrier Dogs In Barn Ratting" After Edward George Armfield.
In the style of similar to Edward George Armfield.Subject study of 2 Terrier animal dogs in a barn ratting.Superbly painted scene by an accomplished hand.
Circa late 20th century.
Set in the original frame.
Edward George Armfield (British, 1817-1896) was a prolific and popular artist who specialized in paintings of terriers ratting and sporting dogs. Terriers had long been used for sports other than fighting and for centuries had been used to control vermin.
The Victorian era was age of pet portraits, with the most important influence on their popularity being Queen Victoria who owned an extensive number of dog breeds including terriers.
This created a demand for portraits of dogs and artists such as Armfield flourished.
The painting surface is in such excellent condition due to it being protected by a glass cover on the front.
Provenance bought from a fine art antiques country house auction sale, lot 144 label verso.
Highly sought after due to the collectible nature of the animal matter such elaborate detail.
With small metal round hanging loop on the back ready for immediate home display.
Offered in fine used condition.
Having some noticeable wear to the frame, scuffs & chips to the frame also foxing staining on the back commensurate with usage & age. With some scratches, smears, scuffs & stains to the front glass cover.
We have recently overpainted the frame with gilt paint.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approximat
High 16.33" (41.5cm)
Wide 20.47" (52cm)
Depth thickness of frame 0.98" (2.5cm)