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Patrick Nasmyth
Patrick Nasmyth, Landscape With Cottages, Oil Painting

1821

About the Item

This early 19th-century oil painting by Scottish artist Patrick Nasmyth (1787-1831) depicts a landscape with cottages, trees and horseback rider. Patrick Nasmyth is one of the unsung heroes of early British landscape painting. A contemporary of John Constable’s, his adoration for the natural world led to a remarkable oeuvre of leafy masterpieces. He’s often compared with the great Dutch artist, Meindert Hobbema, as his tonal qualities and compositions are more than a little reminiscent. However, he wasn’t a copyist and would study nature diligently first-hand - venturing out in all weathers. Here we see a typically rugged view with a ramshackle cottage nestled into trees. Many of his works depict his native Scotland. Signed and dated. Held within a splendid gilt frame. Labels & Inscriptions: Typed label on reverse. Provenance: Private collection, England. Artist’s auction maximum: £30,000 Established in 2017, Brave Fine Art is a premier English art dealership based in Cheltenham with clients including national galleries and country estates. Our team includes a conservator, logistics specialist and art historian. Over 1,000 paintings have been transported to the US and Canada safely with hundreds of glowing reviews. We set our prices fairly from the start as we prefer to sell quickly and continually evolve the collection. Around 40 new discoveries are added every month. If you have any questions at all, we’d love to hear from you.
  • Creator:
    Patrick Nasmyth (1787 - 1831, Scottish)
  • Creation Year:
    1821
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 28.5 in (72.39 cm)Width: 32 in (81.28 cm)
  • Medium:
  • Movement & Style:
  • Period:
  • Condition:
    Artwork presents well. Craquelure but the paint is stable. Frame with some light wear.
  • Gallery Location:
    Cheltenham, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU2328213825562
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