Sir John Alfred Arnesby Brown (British, 1866-1955)
'The River Bank' signed and dated 'Arnesby Brown '02' (lower left), oil on canvas, 61 x 86cm (24 x 33 7/8in).
A related painting hangs in the Guildhall Art Gallery, London. This painting is identical in location and viewpoint but with variants in the cattle arrangement. The Guildhall painting is described in 'Famous Paintings' published Funk & Wagnalls Co. in 1913: '"The River Bank" was painted in Norfolk and appeared in The Royal Academy in 1902, the year before he was elected an A.R.A'.'