James Burrell Smith (British, 1822-1897)

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James Burrell Smith (British, 1822-1897) 

A Drover with Cattle in a Mountainous Lake Landscape

Oil on Canvas

  • Signed and dated '1864' lower left.
  • Painting - 51cm x 76cm
  • Frame - 65cm x 90cm


A very fine oil painting on canvas depicting a drover with cattle crossing a bridge in an expansive mountainous lake landscape by James Burrell Smith.  Signed and dated lower left.


In very fine condition.  Professionally lined and conserved in the late 20th century.  Clean, most attractive, well framed and ready to hang.

Artist Information

James Burrell Smith was a watercolour and landscape artist. He was born in London. In 1843 he moved to Alnwick, Northumberland where he trained with Thomas Miles Richardson. He travelled around the UK and Europe. In the 1880s he created some engravings for The Illustrated London News.  "...two charming waterfalls by J. Burrell Smith, who stands unrivalled as a limner of such picturesque pieces of nature", North British Daily Mail, 27 December 1877, p4 in a piece on a fine art sale at Robert McTear & Co.  He died at 1a, Mornington Avenue, West Kensington on 16 December 1897.