Robert Watson - "Sheep on a Highland Hillside"

Stock Code: 2053 - SOLD

Description: An atmospheric, well detailed and finely executed study of sheep on a Highland Hillside catching the soft tones of sunlight through the rolling misty clouds, painted by Robert Watson, a well regarded painter of highland animal and landscape scenes.

Further Information: Born in 1865 and lived in Southport, Lancashire and one of a family of highland scene painters. Watson exhibited in Glasgow and Liverpool, despite the high quality of his work he never made the journey down to London to exhibit there. His work was always of excellent quality with superb detail and a delicate and sensitive palette.

Condition: Excellent. The picture has been lightly cleaned and relined for stability.

Country of Origin: Scotland

Artist & Painting: Robert Watson; British; 1865-1916; dated 1896. Oil on canvas, and has a new English made swept giltwood & gesso frame.

Provenance: From a private collection in Nottinghamshire.

Maker: Robert Watson

Signed: R Watson & dated 1896 (lower right)

Dimensions of Canvas: Height 24.00 inches (60.96cm) Width 36.00 inches (91.44cm)

Price: £8,900