Thursday, November 22, 2007

James Edwin - The Timber Wagon

Oil on Canvas
Signed and Dated 1866
28 3/4 x 46 3/4 Inches
Price category: E: £20,000 - £30,000

At Burlingtons

UPDATE: This painting was sold at Sotheby's, London in July 07. Its name then was Homeward Bound. Here are some of the details of that sale.

A London landscape painter, James Edwin Meadows was the son of well known artist, James Meadows Senior, and came from a family with a strong artistic tradition.

Despite being based in London, James Edwin Meadows travelled extensively throughout Great Britain seeking inspiration for his landscapes, particularly concentrating on the Southern coastline. He frequently painted views in Essex, Kent, Sussex, Surrey and the Isle of Wight.

James Edwin Meadows exhibited at the major London Galleries including the Royal Academy (1854-72), the British Institute and the Royal Society of British Artists.

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