Victorian Scottish Highland Portrait Painting Of Cattle By Aster Richard Chilton Corbould
- 1 Fine Art Victorian Original 19th Century Watercolour Painting Highland Longhorn Cattle.
- Subject Scottish Highland Longhorn cattle portrait acing left in side profile.
- Signed by the world famous English artist Aster Corbould.
- This is a fine example of his work.
- 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.
- Finest artwork top quality depiction.
- Such master fine brushstroke control.
- So finely painted watercolour on paper.
- Set in original fancy ornate floral decorated gilt frame.
- Superb investment potential.
- Provenance bought from out of a stately home private museum collection
- Hanging chain on the back ready for home display.
- Circa late mid 19th century dated 1864.
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- Condition report.
- 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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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approx
22.04" High (56cm)
28.74" Wide (73cm)
2.36" Depth (6cm)