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Edwardian Pastel Painting "The Sheepfold" By John Robert Keitley Duff RI RA Rse
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1 Fine Art Pastel Artwork Painting "The Sheepfold" By John Robert Keithley Duff RI RA RSE 1862-1938 Pastel on paper set in a later fine light wooden frame with protective glass cover. Subject genre landscape view of a sheep in a pen with shepherd standing watching over behind a wooden fence, the title "The Sheepfold". Monogram signed by the famous listed known British artist John Robert Keithley Duff. Biography of the artist John Robert Keithley Duff, he was born at Kingsland, Dalston, London on 22 January 1862, son of Robert Duff, manufacturer in London, and his Scottish born wife Janet, who in 1871 was a 45-year-old widow, living off investments at Albion Road, Stoke Newington, Hackney, London with 9-year-old John Robert and a 24-year-old servant Emily Robertson. Born in Suffolk. Duff was educated at Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire and admitted pensioner at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge at Easter 1884, graduating B.A. and LL.B. in 1887 and M.A. in 1891 and was called to the Bar, Middle Temple. In 1891, a 29-year-old barrister-at-law, living at Sunny Gardens, Hendon and later studied art at the Slade School under Alphonse Legros (1837-1911). He married at Islington, London in 1892, Emma Louise Clark and in 1901, an artist, living at 5 St James Square, Kensington, London with his family and in 1911, a 49-year-old artist painter, living at 100 Sunningdale Road, Hendon with his 40-year-old wife Emma, and children Keith Mitchell Keithley 16, Jean Eliza Keithley 16, Vickman Keithley 11 and Lesley Florence Keithley 6. A landscape and genre painter in watercolour, oil, and pastel, often featuring sheep or birds in his work. A painter in oil, watercolour, and pastel and also an etcher, Duff exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1891, and with the New English Art Club from 1894, and was elected a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours in 1913 and of the Royal Society of Etchers in 1919. He exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Club from 100 Sunningdale Road, Hendon, London in 1923, a mezzotint 'The Rickyard'. Shortly before his death, he donated a number of his watercolours, NW. 4, pastels, etchings, and enamels to the Southwold Museum in Suffolk. He died at 'Oakview', 100 Sunningdale Road, Hendon, on 26 September 1938, aged 76 is survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters. The author of 'Pastel: A Manual for Beginners' (1910). Reference sources Suffolkfine artists, Christie's, Artnet. Circa early 20th Edwardian era. Provenance was purchased from an art dealer at the famous Stafford Bingley Hall Antiques Art Fair. Highly sought after by CEOs, interior designers, museums, art galleries, antique dealers, famous & private collectors, film tv studio prop shops. Ready for immediate home wall display with hanging thread verso. An incredible conversation piece for your guests. We only select & sell paintings based upon quality & significance. We understand your purchase is for your home or as an investment. We provide our clients with friendly professional expert customer service. Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou. Browse our other exciting collections available in our shop gallery happy shopping.
Cheshire Antiques Consultant has clarified that the Edwardian Pastel Painting "The Sheepfold" By John Robert Keitley Duff RI RA Rse (LA362701) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Edwardian
Condition report. Offered in fine used condition. The painting surface is in excellent order. Some general wear, scuffs and minor chips to the frame in places commensurate with usage & age.
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This Edwardian Pastel Painting "The Sheepfold" By John Robert Keitley Duff RI RA Rse is located in Chester, UK