Attributed to BENJAMIN SHIPHAM
A Country House in an Extensive Landscape
Signed with initials l.r.: BS
17 by 27 cm., 6 ¾ by 10 ½ in.
(frame size 33 by 42.5 cm., 13 by 16 ¾ in.)
Ex collection of H. A. E. Day
(publisher of G Waters, Dictionary of British Artists working 1900-1950)
Shipham was born in Nottingham and seems to have lived there for most of his life. He painted landscapes and exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1852 until his death as well as at the British Institute and Royal Society of British Artists. Works by him are in the collections of Nottingham City Museum & Art Gallery, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Derby Art Gallery and Glasgow.