476 William Hughes Still Life Fruits Oil on Board English Painting 1863 Gilt Frame

Fine quality example of a pair of framed Still Life of fruits Oil Paintings on Artists board by well documented English Artist William Hughes, third quarter of the Nineteenth Century. Complete with good giltwood frames, one is signed lower left W. Hughes and dated 1863 

Both paintings with similar views depicting Still Life of fruits to include Apples, Pears and Black Grapes 

Condition: Good condition recently professionally cleaned and ready to hang. Old trade label CHAS H WEST Framemakers in Primrose Hill, London. 

Height: (entire including frame) 13.75" (35cm). Width: (entire including frame) 17.5” (44.5cm).  

Pair €1975.00 

Provenance: Burling Paintings Art Gallery, Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London.  

William Hughes (1842-1901) was a still life painter, father of Sir Herbert Hughes-Stanton. He was a pupil of George Lance and W.H. Hunt. 

Hughes exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1866 and 1901 as well as at the British Institute, Suffolk Street and the Grosvenor Gallery.  

Titles at the R.A. include “The Baron’s Dessert” and “For the Feast of the Tournament”. A major work, a set of large bird paintings, was completed for the hall of Lord Calthorpe’s house in Grosvenor Square, London.