Calling Out signed 'J H Scheltema' (lower right) oil on canvas 60 x 103cm (23 5/8 x 40 9/16in).
Jan Hendrik Scheltma was born in Holland in 1861 and studied in Brussels at the Royal Academy. He immigrated to Australia in 1889 and fast won critical acclaim for his finely executed paintings of cattle and horses. He exhibited regularly with the Victorian Artists Society from 1859 to 1902 and the Yarra Sculptors Society from 1889 to 1906. His works are held in the collections of the State Galleries N.S.W., Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.