Oil on canvas attributed to E. F. Holt. The signature in the lower left corner: “E. F. Holt, prize metal, RA”, in 1893.
“Edwin Frederick Holt was born in Hampstead in 1830 and lived most of his adult life in Dunstable. He studied at the Royal Academy of Art, where he won the silver medal in 1854. He exhibited seven pictures at the Royal Academy, twelve at the British Institution and forty at the Royal Society of British Artists. Edwin Frederick Holt passed away in 1912.”
Well framed later in the gilt rococo style.
46″ x 36″ x 3″. $2600