(1812-1884)

Romantic Italian genre scene of a young lady carrying a basket of grapes. Next to her, a man smoking a cigarette is sitting and is looking up at her. In the back, an italian landscape with soft pink colors. The lady looks very proud. She has a little smile on her face.

Signed and dated 1857.

Oil on canvas - antique frame

Dim: H 63cm x L 47cm - H 78cm x L 62cm

British School

Litr. Houston is a scottish historical painter and watercolourist. He studied his art in Edinbourgh, Paris and Germany. Living in London, he regularly exhibited in Britain. His style is romantic with an eye for precision.