Robert Bridgehouse (British, 1818 – 1881)
Untitled (British school landscape), 1868
Oil painting on canvas
Signed and dated to the lower left
Presented in a giltwood frame with foliate cove molding
Inscribed to interior edge of stretcher bars by restorer “A. Mann” and “Old Gold Studios”
Robert Bridgehouse was best known for his depictions of vast European wildernesses, often harmoniously incorporating human figures into the landscapes. His work is collected privately throughout the globe.
- restoration work includes canvas wax relining, fill and overpainting throughout, cleaning and re-varnishing, and consolidation of paints; craquelure throughout; yellowing to varnish layer; canvas is slightly smaller than frame sight edge; edge wear with paint loss to canvas; edge wear and finish loss throughout frame; cracks to frame molding.
- measures frame; visible image measures 28.25" W x 14.0" H.