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arthur joseph meadows 18431907 oil painting signed in gilt frame

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SA1027320

Arthur Joseph Meadows (1843-1907) Oil Painting - Signed In Gilt Frame

Price

£2,400 | $3,003 USD | €2,722 EUR
Item Number: SA1027320
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Lee Hawkins Antiques & Interiors
This antique has been viewed 23 times in the past month with the most views from Singapore.

Description

Arthur Joseph Meadows (1843-1907) Oil Painting - Signed in Gilt Frame
This piece by the artist Arthur Joseph Meadows (1843-1907), captured on canvas and framed in opulent gilt. This oil painting, measuring 52cm in height, 80cm in width, and 8cm in depth, is a testament to Meadows' artistic prowess and a treasure marked by the artist's signature in the bottom left corner.
The bottom left corner proudly bears the authentic signature of Arthur J Meadows, adding a personal touch and confirming the provenance of this exquisite piece.
With a height of 52cm and width of 80cm, this painting is perfectly sized to command attention and become a focal point in any setting.
The painting not only reflects Meadows' unique contribution to the art world but also serves as a window into the spirit of the 19th century, a time when his talent flourished.
Arthur Joseph Meadows: A Painter of Coastal Views and Humanitarian Advocate
Born into a family of painters, Arthur Joseph Meadows inherited a rich artistic legacy. His father, James Meadows, Sr., played a crucial role in instilling in him a technical appreciation for accurate coastal views of Europe.
Influenced by his father's teachings, Meadows embarked on extensive travels throughout England, Holland, and France. He also explored the Mediterranean, capturing the beauty of Italy, Greece, and the surrounding islands.
Meadows distinguished himself by excelling in capturing local color and intricate details in his paintings. His soft, subtle palette contributed to a style characterized by peaceful realism and emotional depth.
Enjoying financial success during his lifetime, Meadows was known for gifting his artworks to private individuals and fellow artists. His generosity extended beyond his artistic pursuits.
Meadows, being part of the upper society, actively engaged in early humanitarian efforts. His involvement in the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society during the mid-Victorian Age reflects his commitment to social causes.
Arthur Joseph Meadows' legacy extends beyond his artistic achievements. His contributions to humanitarian causes and the broader artistic community demonstrate a well-rounded individual with a deep sense of social responsibility.
Arthur Joseph Meadows' ability to merge artistic excellence with a commitment to social issues adds another layer of significance to his life and work. His paintings not only capture the beauty of landscapes but also serve as a testament to the artist's compassion and engagement with the world around him.



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 52 cm (20.5")
Width = 80 cm (31.5")
Depth = 8 cm (3.1")


Seller Details

Lee Hawkins Antiques & Interiors
Unit 15
Palmers Vale Business Centre
Palmerston Road
Barry
Glamorgan
CF63 2XA
United Kingdom
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