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    quality victorian 19th century landscape oil painting on canvas by artist james edward grace rba depicting a river lock scene 22 x 17.75 inches in a beautiful frame

    We are pleased to offer for sale this lovely oil on canvas by the artist JAMES EDWARD GRACE, who has initialled the painting J. E. G. in the lower left hand corner.

     
    The painting depicts a canal or small river, with a lock keepers cottage to the right hand side and the lock gate in the centre.
    There is a lady sitting on the wall to the left of the lock and the lock keeper to the right.
     
    JAMES EDWARD GRACE RBA B1851-D1908
    Was a landscape painter, in both oil and watercolour and a book illustrator.
     
    He studied at the Liverpool Institute from the age of sixteen years and then at the Royal College of Art.
     
    He exhibited at Suffolk Street from 1871, at the Royal Academy from 1876 and was elected a Member of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1879.
     
    In the early 1870s he was living in Wakefield, but by 1880 he was living at Milford in Surrey and Bedford Park, London in 1898.
    He married Mary, nee Haldane, who was also an exhibited landscape painter. He died on the 5th March 1908.
     
    He exhibited widely as follows-
     
    Royal Academy 31
     
    Royal Society of British Artists 133
     
    Royal Scottish Academy 10
     
    Royal Hibernian Academy 5
     
    Walker Art Gallery Liverpool 29
     
    Royal Institute of Oil Painters 30
     
    New Gallery 63
     
    Royal Society of Artists Birmingham 28
     
    Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour 33
     
    Grosvenor Gallery 15
     
    Manchester City Art Gallery 35
     
    Tooley Gall. 10, New English Art Club 4, Agnew & Sons Gall. 1, Dudley Gall. 8, Ridley Art Club 41
     
    Biographical information for James Grace may be found in The Dictionary of British Artists, The Dictionary of Victorian Painters by Christopher Wood and The Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists by H. L. Mallalieu. Details of his London Exhibitions may be found in Graves Dictionary.
     
    Auction prices realised for works by this artist may be found at artprice (35 listings), findartinfo (22) and artnet (20). There is also a lot of information and examples of his work on google. His work is often listed in Hislop's Guide to the UK Art Market. An oil painting entitled 'A Still Pool in the Vale of the Lledr, North Wales' achieved £1,100 in 2003 at Christies. His record price, as far as we can ascertain is £2,400. There are three paintings currently for sale in galleries in excess of £1,000.
     
    The painting is framed in a 2 1/2" swept gilt frame and slip and is ready to hang.
     
    Medium Oils on canvas
     
    MEASUREMENTS
    Image size
    HEIGHT 16 1/2" x WIDTH 12 1/2" (41.9cm x 31.75cm)

    Frame size
    HEIGHT 22" x WIDTH 17 3/4" (55.85cm x 45cm)

    PERIOD
    Late Victorian

    ARTIST
    James E.Grace
     
    SIGNATURE (Signed Lower Left Corner)
    J.E.G
     
    FRAME
    Excellent quality crafted frame in wood with moulded plaster gilt finish.

    CONDITION
    Very good. The canvas has been relined relatively recently.
    There is no craquelure or missing paint.
    The frame is in very good condition.
     
    TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES: 07765 856171
    HOURS 10AM-10PM 7 DAYS A WEEK
    DELIVERY UK MAINLAND & WORLDWIDE SHIPPING
    QUOTES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
     
    OUR REF: 0493 * EXCELLENT ARTIST PROVENANCE
     

    Materials:
    Oil on Canvas
    Width:
    45cm
    Height:
    56cm
    Price: SOLD

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