Edward Robert Smythe (British, 1810-1899) Mousehold Heath, Norwich
Lot 247
Edward Robert Smythe (British, 1810-1899) 'Mousehold Heath'
Sold for £13,750 (US$ 21,482) inc. premium

Lot Details
Edward Robert Smythe (British, 1810-1899)
'Mousehold Heath'
signed 'E R Smythe' (lower right), inscribed to the stretcher verso 'Mousehold Heath by E R Smythe Ipswich, Price 90 Guineas', oil on canvas
91 x 168cm (35 13/16 x 66 1/8in).
Within a Robert Nurse of Norwich gilt gesso frame

Footnotes

  • Stencil to the canvas for Windsor & Newton, 38 Rathbone Place dates this to between 1833-1860. This coupled with the 'Ipswich' inscription would indicate a date for this painting of between 1846-1850.
    A very similar composition and on a similarly grand scale was offered by Oscar & Peter Johnson at the Lowndes Lodge Gallery December 1969 titled 'Mousehold Heath with Norwich Castle and Cathedral on the Horizon'.
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