Peter Deakin, R.B.S.A. (British, active 1854-1884)
'Crossing a Moor' Signed 'Peter Deakin', similarly signed, inscribed with title and address on artist's label verso, oil on canvas, 56 x 91.5cm.
A painter of landscape subjects, mainly Wales, Worcestershire and Shropshire, heavily influenced by his friend, David Cox. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and was elected a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists in 1860.