Victorian 19th-century Pressed Leaf Painting - Landscape Scene with Verse. An original mid-19th-century painting with watercolour and pressed leaf. An unusual and highly decorative Victorian collage combining painted background landscape scene with real pressed leaves and flowers as trees and foliage. Cut to a circle shape and laid down on backing paper.
This is one of a pair that we have for sale (see stock codes JM-421 and JM-422). Initialled and inscribed in the centre. In remarkably good condition for its age.
The picture may have minor imperfections, such as slight marks, toning or foxing, commensurate with age. Please see photos for detail. 15.6cm x 15.6cm.This work is a delightful example of a Victorian'friendship picture' and is one of a collection of such works that we have for sale. As such, they take on a particularly intimate charm and reflect the relationships and interests of their past owners.
The works of art would often meditate on the value of friendship, communicating values of loyalty and steadfastness, and feature a whole range of subjects and media including botanical and animal studies, nautical scenes, landscapes, military subjects and small portraits all with some personal connection to the owner. Taken as a whole, these works are a fascinating record of Victorian popular tastes and culture.All our artworks are guaranteed original and unique. We specialise in offering 19th- and early 20th-century English art at very affordable prices. We welcome enquiries about any of our artworks. If you have a question about a specific work, please quote the product code listed at the bottom of the product description in order to help us identify it e. Our gallery is exclusively online. You can keep in touch with us via social media. We would love to hear from you. Orders are dispatched Monday to Friday, excluding local and national holidays.
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The item "Victorian 19th-century Pressed Leaf Painting Landscape Scene with Verse" is in sale since Tuesday, April 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Mixed Media Art & Collage Art". The seller is "somersetandwoodfineart" and is located in Somerset. This item can be shipped worldwide.