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Antique 19th Century English Oil painting Clarkson Frederick Stanfield

Antique 19th Century English Oil painting Clarkson Frederick Stanfield


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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: British: Pre 1900: Item # 1490424

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This is a remarkable piece of art—an antique oil painting created on a wooden board by the famous English painter Clarkson Frederick Stanfield RA (List of Royal Academicians) RBA (The Royal Society of British Artists) born on December 3, 1793, died May 18, 1867. Even though the painting is unsigned, there is a label at the back that provides information about it and its creator.

The artwork portrays the historic fortified bridge over the River Monnow that flows through the town of Monmouth in Wales, UK. The painting is a beautiful representation of the bridge and its surroundings, perfectly capturing the beauty of the town and the river's beauty. The details and the colors used in the painting are remarkable, and it's a testament to the skill and talent of the artist.

Link to Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarkson_Frederick_Stanfield

https://www.rideau-info.com/ken/genealogy/stanfiel...

The artwork is kept in its original (19th century), exquisitely crafted gilt wooden frame, which adds to its beauty.

If you turn the painting around and inspect its back, you'll notice an old paper label securely glued to a wooden board. This label contains essential information about the painting, such as its title, artist, and creation date.

"C, STANFIELD RA

34 The MONNOW BRIDGE, MONMOUTH."

The number 34 refers to the year 1834.

CONDITION: Shows age and use in original condition without restorations or repairs.

The oil painting has an old varnish from the 19th century, which has caused craquelure and scratches, as is typical in paintings that have not been restored. The frame has minor chips.

MEASUREMENTS (approximately):

Dimensions including frame: 37.5 cm x 31 cm (14.76 inches x 12.2 inches).

Panel dimensions: 22 cm x 16.5 cm (8.66 inches x 6.5 inches).

PROVENANCE: Old private Canadian collection of fine art and antiques.