British 19th Century Oil Painting Kirkstall Abbey Signed John Wallace
Delve into a 19th-century British landscape of timeless beauty and tranquility with this beautiful oil painting of Kirkstall Abbey. Signed by the esteemed artist John Wallace, experience pure serenity and admiration with this sophisticated, exclusive piece of timeless art.
- Subject landscape architectual view of the famous place Kirkstall Abbey.
- In the foreground your focus is the beautiful tranquil river Aire, you can see the shadows in the water made by the trees & vegetation. To the left are 2 large trees, with bushes to the right. In the central background you are drawn to the Kirkstall Abbey in front profile
- Oil on canvas.
- Signed in black in the bottom corner by the known listed British artist John Wallace also name place and title below.
- Artist biography Wallace was a British painter he was born in 1841 and died in 1905. his works have been offered at auction multiple times and the highest sold price is currently at $4148 USD.
- See Christies, Artuk.
- Kirkstall Abbey is a ruined Cistercian monastery in Kirkstall, north-west of Leeds city centre in West Yorkshire, England. It is set in a public park on the north bank of the River Aire. It was founded c. 1152. It was disestablished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries under Henry VIII.
- The picturesque ruins have been drawn and painted by artists such as J. M. W. Turner, Thomas Girtin and John Sell Cotman.
- Kirkstall Abbey was acquired by the Leeds Corporation as a gift from Colonel North and opened to the public in the late 19th century. The gatehouse became a museum, which is now part of the Leeds Museums & Galleries group.Two paintings of horses at St Ives in the Summer of 1914 and she painted at Étaples around 1907.
- An exceptional fine example of his work.
- Set in a traditional original gilt wood frame, frame maker stamp label verso G.E.O Hughes, Pilgrim Street Newcastle.
- Canvas prepared by G Rowney & Co London stamped verso.
- Circa late end of 19th century dated 1899.
- Partial old gallery label on reverse. Also W.M Anderson & Sons Depository Newcastle label verso.
- Provenance purchased from a fine art & antiques dealer in Yorkshire.
- Such a delightful scene to the eye.
- Highly sought after due to the collectible nature of subject matter such elaborate detail.
- With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home wall display.
- Incredible conversation piece for your guests.
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- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used worn condition.
- Front painting surface in reasonable order. Having various craquelure, dirt stains & some paint loss also scuffs in places. The frame which has various general wear, scuffs, chips, cracking and old repairs also over painting in areas commensurate with usage & old age.
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Dimensions in centimetres of the frame approximate
Depth thickness of frame (6.5cm)