Presented for sale is an English oil painting on canvas by British artist William Mellor (1851-1931), titled "On the Ledr, North Wales" on the reverse. The painting showcases a cascading brook in the foreground framed by sheep on a hillside, trees, and mountains in the background. The scene is typical of Mellor's meticulous landscapes detailing the beautiful foliage of a spring or autumn season bathed in gentle sunlight. In the 19th century, the enchanting countryside of England and Northern Wales offered an endless bounty of subjects for this talented artist.
The painting is in very good condition and has recently had minor restoration and been mounted to a board for stabilization. The frame is original and in very good Estate condition.
The "oil on canvas, is signed at lower left, inscribed on the verso, the canvas with stencil of Reeves & Sons in London as shown.
Size of Image: 31" Height x 25" Width