Herbert Edwin Pelham Hughes-Stanton (British, 1870-1937) was known for landscape painting in various European countries. His public sales go up to over $4,600.00. This particular painting is of a road in France with a woman walking. His paintings seem to put you in the picture; feeling the leaves, the breeze, and the scent of the trees and greenery.
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Title: "Road in France"
Size: 16 1/4 by 20 1/4 inches (41.3 x 51.4 cm), Framed (under glass) 22 1/4 by 26 1/4 by 2 inches.
Signed and dated lower left: "Hughes-Stanton 1927"
Condition: Unlined canvas; there appears to be a few areas of light craquelure; minor surface grime and varnish appears to have slightly yellowed; small abrasions in lower right corner; under UV exam, there appears to be no previous restoration. The frame has significant areas of damage. The buyer may decide on restoring the frame. (See photos).
Provenance: Cooling Galleries, London (label on frame); Private collection, Japan.
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