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Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915

Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
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  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
  • Antique Oil Painting by Edward Henry Windred Signed and Dated 1915
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Price: £1,350.00
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This is a beautiful large antique oil on canvas painting of a stag by Edward Henry Windred (1875-1953), signed and dated 1915, lower left.

The painting features a large red deer at the top of a steep ridge in the Highlands of Scotland.

The artist has captured the dramatic beauty of the landscape with this superb painting.

Housed in its original carved black lacquered frame.

Edward Henry Windred was an amateur painter who lived in New Cross, London and is best known for his portrait painting of racing pigeons, see auction results below:  

Auction house / Location Boningtons Auctioneers
Auction date 28 Jun 2017
Artist Edward Henry WINDRED (1875-1953)
Title Portraits of racing pigeons, 'Tic Eye' & 'Duke',
Hammer price £ 3,000

 
Auction house / Location Boningtons Auctioneers
Auction date 28 Jun 2017
Artist Edward Henry WINDRED (1875-1953)
Title Portraits of racing pigeons, 'Eclipse' & 'Audacity'
Hammer price £ 3,000

 
Auction house / Location Christie's
Auction date 12 Apr 2017
Artist Edward Henry WINDRED (1875-1953)
Title Falcon Leader/Little Dixie
Hammer price £ 4,500
Auction house / Location Christie's



Condition:

In excellent condition the painting and frame having been beautifully cleaned in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.


Dimensions in cm:

Height 89 x Width 26 x Depth 4

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 10 inches x Depth 2 inches


Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

Our reference: 08587

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