Church, Austerfield Yorkshire - Original early 20th-century watercolour painting


An original early 20th-century watercolour painting, Church, Austerfield Yorkshire.

Watercolour with pen and ink. On paper laid down on backing paper. This appears to be the original artwork for a decorative ceramic tile.

This painting depicts Austerfield church in Yorkshire where Governor Bradford was baptised. William Bradford (c.1590–1657) was an English Separatist leader who moved to Leiden, Holland and helped found the Plymouth Colony. He was a signatory to the Mayflower Compact while aboard the Mayflower in 1620. 

Unsigned. Inscribed lower centre.
Minor age toning and a very slight crease at the upper left corner.
14.7cm x 14.7cm.

This painting forms part of a collection of original artwork for publication, dating from the 1920s/30s. The collection includes many original vignette drawings of characters from the novels of Charles Dickens after Kyd (Joseph Clayton Clarke), produced for publication on cigarette cards, as well as various landscape views, animal paintings and historical subjects, some of which were for reproduction on decorative tiles.

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Product code: JD-348

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