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John Robertson Reid was a painter of rustic genre and landscapes, often with a sentimental tone. Born 6 August 1851 in Edinburgh. Apprenticed to a firm of house painters, then studied at the R.S.A. under G. P. Chalmers and William McTaggart c. 1870–3. First painted costume pictures but after settling at Shere, Surrey, in 1874 turned to painting landscapes in the manner of Bastien-Lepage. Exhibited at the R.A. 1877–1925 and at the R.S.A. Member of the R.I. and R.O.I. Worked latterly on the coasts of Devon and Cornwall, particularly at Polperro. Died in London 10 February 1926.
This painting is in good condition with a period gilt frame.
|Height||27.5 inches / 70CM|
|Width||22" inches / 56CM|
|CANVAS SIZE|| 15 3/4" X 21 2/3"|
|Subject||People & Portraits|
|Date of Creation||Pre-1900|