Ernest Walbourn (British, 1872-1927) oil on canvas landscape depicting a female figure crossing a pond on a wooden bridge carrying a basket and pail with ducks swimming nearby foreground, stone bridge with cows and house background. Signed lower left "Ernest Walbourn". Housed in a contemporary gilt carved frame with linen liner. Note en verso states that the painting was originally purchased at Sotheby's London, 1994. Sight – 15 1/2" H x 23" W. Framed – 22" H x 29 3/4" W. Biography: Ernest Walbourn was a Victorian landscape painter, specializing in cottage and farm scenes. Most were set around Chingford in Essex. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham, and the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. (Source: Askart). CONDITION: Painting with one vertical line right margin, possible due to rubbing on stretcher, otherwise overall good condition. Frame with minor scattered abrasions, primarily to back edge of frame, not visible from the front. Small stain to center of lower linen liner.
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