Reserved - Henry William Carter, Rural Landscape With Figures Collecting Kindling

Reserved - Henry William Carter, Rural Landscape With Figures Collecting Kindling

A fine 19th-century rural landscape by English painter, Henry William Carter (act.1867-1904). In the foreground, we see a child walking alongside her mother who is carrying firewood. While, beyond the trees, smoke from a chimney drifts up into the air.

Henry William Carter was a London-based painter that’s known to have exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists and the Royal Academy.

The painting is signed in the lower right and housed within a beautiful foliate frame with swept corners.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 21” x 17” / 54cm x 43cm
Year of creation: c. 1870
Provenance: England
Condition: Very presentable. Fine craquelure throughout but the paint layer is stable. Frame with wear and repairs.
Artist’s auction highlight: £4,009 achieved for ‘King Of The Castle’ at Sotheby’s, New York, in 2007.

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