EDWARD HOLMES
“Watching the Calves”

This endearing oil on canvas painting is by Edward Holmes, who was a Victorian genre and landscape painter.  It depicts a young farm girl watching over 2 calves. A lovely painting with some good detailing, especially in the faces of both girl and calves. Also a very good portrayal of the sunlight and shadow.

Some other examples of his work are included at the end of the photos.

Frame:  Set in an ornate gilt wooden frame.

Signature:  Lower left.

Provenance:  Antiques Paintings and Objects of Art 2015 (see photos)

Condition:  Painting and frame are both in good condition. There are a few spots of overpainting visible under UV light.

Measurements:  Painting measures 61 x 46cm and the overall frame 75 x 60cm.

£1,850

EDWARD HOLMES
“Watching the Calves”

£1,850