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Emma Landseer (1809-1895)

A lowland landscape (illustrated); and Study of a gorse bush in a lowland landscape

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Emma Landseer (1809-1895)
A lowland landscape (illustrated); and Study of a gorse bush in a lowland landscape
the first signed with monogram and dated '44.' (lower right); the second signed with monogram and dated '61.' (lower left)
oil on paper
5¾ x 13 in. (14.6 x 33 cm.); and 4½ x 10 1/8 in. (11.5 x 25.8 cm.); and Three unframed oil sketches of rural landscapes by the same hand (5)

Lot Essay

The younger sister of Sir Edwin Landseer, it was recorded in an exhibition catalogue of Landseer and his World, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, 1972,that much to her brother's annoyance Emma signed her own pictures 'EL' and continued to do so after her marriage.
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