A pretty and charming oil on board genre scene painting. Continental or British school late 19th century. Depicting a young girl in a courtyard carrying a bowl of milk while surrounded by black and white cat and kittens, initialed lower left "H. T. 1884". In carved and gilded frame. Circa 1884. Approximately 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" sight, 15 3/4" x 17 1/2" overall. From the collection of Max and Gloria Mayo of Ivy, VA. Excellent condition, contemporary frame, slight paint loss from frame rubbing at bottom edge, otherwise undamaged. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Either email any day of the week or call at our store 574-594-9100 on Friday, or Saturday. A word about condition. Those of you who have purchased from me before know that I am very picky about condition. I will try to note anything of significance in the description. However, please check the photos carefully---as they say `a picture is worth a thousand words' We will help arrange shipping for you; our experience with large or small has been excellent. We do offer an easy layaway program. Usually 20% down, with the remaining term somewhat negotiable. Please email us before you buy if you would like to discuss layaway terms. We have been in business over 30 years and our reputation is without flaw.
Oil on board Young girl and kittens---1884