Cattle and Sheep - Sold

William Douglas (1780-1832) - Sold

Cattle and Sheep - Sold

A fine and rare example of the landscape paintings of important early 19th century British artist William Douglas.  Although widely recognised as an exceptional painter of animals and landscapes the majority of the artist's oeuvre are portraits with landscapes rarely offered for sale on the open market.  The present lot is a particularly fine example and fully demonstrates the artist's extraordinary ability as a landscape and animal painter.  For an oil painting of a similar size and with similar handling of the background seeHuntsmen with their dogs resting in a wooded landscape - Christie's London, 30th November 2000, Lot 24 which sold for £5,288 GBP ($7,514 USD).  The painting is signed lower right.

Price: Sold for £1,020.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 25th May 2014

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