Two (2) 19th Century oil on board landscape paintings. 1st item: Robert Smith (United Kingdom, 19th Century) oil on board painting depicting a group of cows wading in a river in a pastoral landscape setting, hills and castle in the background beneath a hazy blue and grey sky. Signed and dated "Robt. Smith 1890" lower left. Unframed. 14 7/8" H x 24 3/4" W. Late 19th century. 2nd item: American or English oil on board landscape painting depicting a man paddling a small boat towards a dock, a woman waiting on a pathway leading to a cottage, the river and trees with small mountains in the background below a cloudy blue sky. Initialed and dated "CSF of FSC 31" lower right. Paper label with illegible writing and dated "1844" en verso. Housed in a gilt wood frame. Sight – 11 1/8" H x 18 1/2" W. Framed – 14 1/8" H x 21 1/2" W. 19th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition. Areas of loss, largest 2 1/2", edges of board. Areas of foxing spots/dampstaining, largest 5/8", to board. Abrasions, largest 4 1/2", to board. Surface grime to varnish. 2nd item: Overall good condition with areas of craquelure. Some abrasions to frame.
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