A wonderful antique London street scene by the listed British artist James Lawson Stewart (1841-1929). A well known painter of street scenes, who was born the son of a baker in 1841 and went on to become a Surveyor and then full time artist.
It is stated verso that the cottages depicted were demolished for the building of St Thomas Hospital.
His works have been sold by Christies and are held in the following institutions: Museum of London, Bishopsgate Institute, Southwark Art Collection, Museum of Croydon, Government Art Collection.
Watercolour behind glass, monogram lower right JLStewart, the painting sits in its original wooden frame.
Info verso reads: ‘These old cottages were demolished for the building of St Thomas Hospital’.
Good original condition with some aged patina.
Measures including frame: 31.5cm high, 39.5cm wide.