Joseph Thors, View In Surrey, Breezy Day

Joseph Thors, View In Surrey, Breezy Day

A beautiful 19th-century landscape painting depicting a breezy day in Surrey by Dutch artist, Joseph Thors (c. 1835-1920).

A horseback rider is travelling along a country track. In the distance, another figure is coming towards them. On the right of the composition, a small cottage is nestled into the trees - smoke from its chimney blows in the wind.

Thors spent most of his life working in England but also travelled back to his native Holland from time to time. He’s recorded as having lived in London and Birmingham.

He exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts, the British Institution, and the Society of British Artists. 14 of his works are held within public collections.

The painting is signed in the lower left and held within an appropriate later frame.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 31½” x 23½” / 80cm x 60cm
Year of creation: c. 1870
Provenance: Germany
Condition: Overall very presentable. Light craquelure but the paint layer is stable. Frame with some light wear.
Artist’s auction highlight: £13,000 achieved for ‘Summer Pastures’ at Sotheby’s in 1993.

About Brave

Each piece in the collection has been assessed by our experienced team, which includes a conservation specialist, so you can be assured of its condition. We also work with national museums and care profoundly about our role as custodians. Over the years we've received hundreds of five star reviews from our customers and we're committed to delivering a premier service. We're always here when you need us.

Stay In Touch
Subscribe to our Wednesday newsletter for the latest finds, art news and 10% off your first order.

Availability