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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1070138: Edgar Woollatt 1871 - 1931. English. Romany Gypsy Caravan At The Round House, Clifton Lane, Wilford, Nottingham. Framed Watercolour.

Edgar Woollatt 1871 - 1931. English. Romany Gypsy Caravan At The Round House, Clifton Lane, Wilford, Nottingham. Framed Watercolour.

£1,985    $2,519    €2,345
Edgar Woollatt.
 
English ( b.1871 - d.1931 ).
 
Romany Gypsy Caravan at the Round House, Clifton Lane, Wilford, Nottingham.
 
Watercolour. Signed.
 
Image size 10.8 inches x 20.5 inches ( 27.5cm x 52cm ).
 
Frame size 17.5 inches x 27.2 inches ( 44.5cm x 69cm ).
 
Available for sale from Big Sky Fine Art in the English county of Dorset, this original painting is by the Nottingham artist Edgar Woollatt and dates from around 1910.
 
The watercolour is presented and supplied in a sympathetic and contrasting contemporary frame to suit the subject colouration (which is shown in these photographs) and behind non-reflective Tru Vue UltraVue® UV70 glass.
 
This antique piece is in superb condition. It wants for nothing and is supplied ready to hang and display.
 
The watercolour is signed lower left.
 
Edgar Woollatt was a Nottingham artist who specialised in figurative and landscape works in watercolour. He exhibited throughout the Midlands and at the Royal Academy.
 
This charming original watercolour painting depicts the scene outside the building known as the Round House which used to stand on Clifton Lane in the Wilford district of Nottingham. The creamy stone walls of the building and its ornate windows give a glimpse of its quirky character. There is heavy foliage around the property and the house itself is perfectly framed between the branches of two large trees. In front of the Round House is a Romany gypsy traveller horse drawn caravan, perched on tall wooden wheels, and two figures, apparently engaged in conversation. There are half a dozen hens roaming freely on the grass verge. The painting is executed with a light, delicate touch and provides a reminder of life at the turn of the twentieth century. The palette suggests this is late summer.
 
The Round House was a picturesque little semi-circular castle, complete with battlements. It stood in the east bank of the river Trent, near to Fairham Brook. It was surrounded by apple trees, gooseberry bush...
Antique #SA1070138, showcased on this page, originates from 1910. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
1910
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