• Item: Victorian watercolour painting
• Artist: Walter Henry Pigott
• Medium: Watercolour
• Circa: 1882
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: England, UK
• Royal Academy Artist
• Winter woodland / rural scene
• Depicts three working farm horses
• Dragging felled tree boughs
• Extremely well painted
• Natural pastel colours
• Pleasing subject
• Large mounted gilt frame
• Glass screen
• Signed & dated 1882
• Excellent original condition
• Height: 2t 9½”
• Width: 3ft 10½”
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This is a fine quality antique English Victorian watercolour painting, of a woodland farm scene depicting working horses in the winter months, by Walter Henry Pigott, circa 1882, of large proportions, in a gold leaf mounted frame, in excellent condition. The painting depicts three horses dragging felled tree boughs from a wood, flanked by two men, into a nearby ploughed field, waiting to be winched onto a waiting horse cart. The Victorian painting has the skill to draw you in with its range of rustic / pastel colour hues and textures, depicting a quintessential English agricultural scene. The Victorian winter rural scene picture is signed and dated in the bottom right corner, framed in a later large mounted drag brush gilt frame, protected by glass, which is in excellent condition.
This Victorian watercolour painting would look superb in a variety of rooms, including the hallway, living or dining room. As this is a large painting, it would fit well in a large room. This painting would certainly grace any home and is a great investment as it is an attractive and colourful piece. So don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely picture.
This is a fine quality antique English Victorian watercolour painting, of a woodland farm scene depicting working horses in the winter months, by Walter Henry Pigott, circa 1882, of large proportions, in a later gold leaf mounted frame, with a glass protective screen, in excellent condition. The watercolour is in excellent original condition – the colours are strong and there is no sign of fading or crazing to the picture. The painting is signed and dated in the bottom right corner, protected by glass and housed in its original fabulous ornate gilt frame, which is in excellent condition. Nominal old age marks to the leading edges of the gilt frame, but nothing significant, considering the age of the item. This Victorian watercolour painting, is ready to hang.
Artist – History:
Walter Henry Pigott was a British artist (1810 – 1901) who painted mostly in watercolours. He exhibited four works at the Royal Academy, London and also in Suffolk Street. His subject usually depicted farm scenes – particularly working horses in rural landscapes but he sometimes he painted seascapes in oil. There was always plenty of action and detail in his work. Walter Henry Pigott was a Yorkshire man and loved to paint in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and also Wales.
Frame Height = 85cm / 33½” / 2t 9½”
Frame Width = 118cm / 46½” / 3ft 10½”
Frame Depth = 5.5cm / 2¼”
Picture Height = 45cm / 17¾” / 1ft 5¾”
Picture Width = 73cm / 28¾” / 2ft 4¾”
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