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A Cotswold Village C1900 Oil On Canvas Henry Clarence Harris (1852-1926)

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Sold by: Bredon Hill Antiques

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Charming view of a Cotswold village with thatched cottage, bridge and stream , with church beyond in a byegone era. There is a fisherman crossing the bridge, a lady at her cottage door, a collie dog and some hens in a lovely bucolic setting in rural England.
Signed lower left Henry Harris and dating from the turn of the 19th Century.
Henry is very well known as a Bristol artist and many of his works are either in or near this locality, but he travelled all around the UK, painting attractive landscapes, often including bridges and water.
This painting It is in excellent condition, probably re-framed about 40 years ago in this very good vintage frame.
This painting is part of a single owner collection of some of his finest paintings which have been very well cared for over the last 50 years or so and are now ready to be displayed again in a new setting
Canvas size 10" x 18" (26cm x 46cm)
Framed size 15" x 23" (38cm x 59cm)
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Henry Clarence Harris (1852-1926) was born in Cullompton, Devon in 1852. His father William Harris was a Miller and had a large family, 15 sons in all. In 1862 the family moved to Bristol. After starting his artistic career as a self-employed painter and interior decorator, Henry took up painting as a full-time occupation in 1875. He married Barbara Ellen Sweet on February 1st 1872 at St.Mary Redcliffe, Bristol. They lived in St. Mark's, Easton from around 1880 and had 8 children there. He worked both in oil and watercolour and specialised in landscape and river scenes, very often including cattle and bridges. He loved to sketch around his home in Stapleton, Bristol, particularly Snuff Mills. His paintings were sold usually directly to clients, not through a gallery and he was regularly commissioned to paint. He died on April 23rd 1926, aged 74,
Internal Ref: 1652a/20


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Height = 38 cm (15.0")
Width = 59 cm (23.2")
Depth = 6 cm (2.4")

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