We almost couldn’t part with this beautiful painting of ‘Rosie’ the calico cat as it’s just such a charming piece.
It’s by Eric Ward (1945-) who was born in Cornwall and studied at the St Ives School of Art. Many of his works depict everyday scenes in an impressionistic manner with cat paintings being quite a rarity.
Perhaps Rosie was his own? Or maybe a commission from a nearby friend?
Oil on wood
Size including frame
11” x 13⅔” / 28cm x 35cm
Year of creation
Artwork in very good condition overall. Frame with age-related wear.