George Wallwyn Shepheard, Oak Tree Study - Original 1836 graphite drawing


An original 1836 graphite drawing, George Wallwyn Shepheard Oak Tree Study.

A delicate graphite study. The artist has applied a thin brown wash to give depth and intensity to the drawing. There is an additional graphite drawing of a tree on the verso as shown.

This drawing is one of a pair of tree studies by George Wallwyn Shepheard that we have for sale. The other drawing is signed and dated.

There is vertical creasing to the left hand side of the paper and there are paper remnants on the back of the sheet, from historically being laid down.
9.7cm x 9.4cm.

George Wallwyn Shepheard (1804–1852) was the eldest son of artist George Shepheard (1770?–1842) and member of an old Herefordshire family.  He painted landscapes in watercolour and travelled much on the Continent, marrying an Italian woman at Florence in 1838. From 1837 to 1851 he was an exhibitor at the Royal Academy, showing chiefly views in France and Italy and studies of trees.

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Product code: JD-526

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