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Portrait of a Shepherd Boy ~ English School

English School
English School

£6,450.00

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Portrait of a Shepherd Boy in Landscape with his Flock and Dog

Product Description

Title: Portrait of a Shepherd Boy in Landscape with his Flock and Dog
Artist: English School (Late 18th century)
Detail: Oil on canvas: 30 x 25 in. frame: 40 x 30 in. Indistinctly signed lower right. circa 1780’s
Price: £6,450
Location: Hungerford

 

Artist Biography

This charming painting which dates to the late 18th century is by an English painter and follower of Gainsborough. The composition being inspired by Thomas Gainsborough’s ‘Shepherd’ and ‘The Blue Boy’ (the pose of the present works’ shepherd boy parallel with that of ‘The Blue Boy’)

 

The indistinct signature has to-date, defied our efforts to identify the talented hand.

 

The subject of the shepherd boy was used by Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (1727-1788) in several works in the early 1780’s.

 

Original ornate gilt frame, re-gilded. Canvas relined & Restored.

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