19th Century Oil on Canvas by John Gifford ‘d.1900’ “A Successful Shoot”
19th century oil on canvas by John Gifford (d.1900) “A Successful Shoot” An incredibly well done work by this well respected artist depicting three hunting dogs with their captured birds looking for their owner. The whole in a finely carved gilt wood frame. This piece having sold in Christie’s Auction Gallery (see provenance below) for $8,800.
Sporting & Wildlife Art, Including An Important Private Collection of works by Wilhelm Kuhnert and David Shepherd
London, South Kensington 16 December 2011.
Materials and Techniques: Canvas, Giltwood, Hand-Carved, Hand-Painted
Height: 49.50 in. (125.73 cm)
Width: 41.50 in. (105.41 cm)
Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
Date of Manufacture: 1880s
Creator: John Gifford (Artist)
Place of Origin: England