Charles Henry Passey Oil Painting A Cornfield in Gomshall Surrey, England
BRITISH VICTORIAN LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING
CHARLES HENRY PASSEY 1847-1898
SURREY HARVEST LANDSCAPE
An original oil on canvas by Charles Henry Passey who was a Victorian artist who specialised in landscapes. This scene in Surrey showing the wheat being set up was painted circa 1870.
Signed left corner on canvas and boldly signed and titled on back n
According to Graves Dictionary, he exhibited 4 paintings in London exhibitions between 1878 and 1885. There are 2 of his paintings in the National Collection, 1 in Guildford and 1 in Salford Museum and Art Gallery.
Dimensions: Canvas size 24 inches by 20 inches. Good condition.
Frame, 29 inches by 25 inches, good condition.
Date: Circa 1870s
Origin: Florida Estate
Condition: The frame and painting are both in very good condition. There is no patching or in-painting. Please see photos as they are an integral part of the condition report and ask any questions that you have about the item so that we can satisfy you.
Provenance: Sussex collection.
Maker: Charles Henry Passey (1847-1898) was born in Shelton, Near Hanley, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, the son of Edward and Maria Passey, and was baptised at St. Mark’s Church in Shelton. His father was a commercial traveller and the family soon moved to London. He married his wife Helen Samuel in 1878 and in the 1881 Census, they were living at 49 Bromfelde Road, Clapham and Charles was listed as an Artist Landscape Painter. He died in 1898 in Hampstead aged just 50.
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