William Howis Junior (1827-1857), Wooded Landscape (1857)
Born in Dublin in 1827, William Howis Junior was the son of the painter now know as William Howis the Elder. He lived most of his life in Dublin, exhibiting regularly with the Royal Hibernian Academy and working primarily as a landscape artist. Examples of his work are included in the collection of the National Gallery of Ireland.
This meticulously exectuted watercolour is signed and dated 1857, the year of his death at the age of thirty. A stand of oak trees on a bluff, beneath which sheep are grazing. In the near distance is a group of farm buildings with rolling hills beyond.
Watercolour on paper. Dimensions (excluding frame) 37cm x 27cm. Signed and dated William Howis Junior 1857, bottom left.
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