A 1913 Australian river landscape, with majestic and romantic atmosphere.
Painted by Adelaide born Australian landscape artist Arnold Henry Jarvis (1881-1959). Jarvis started his working life as a variety performer, his skills including juggling, equilibrist and was an impressive lightning sketch artist. His Father was a tram driver in the Adelaide suburb of Erindale, where Jarvis Street now bears his family name in recognition.
Arnold later went on to focus solely on painting, studying art at the Adelaide School of Design, and later at the Technical School in Launceston Tasmania. He became recognised as one of Australia’s leading landscape watercolour artists; painting also occasionally in oils. His style and subject is often affiliated with that of fellow South Australian artist Hans Heysen.
Works by Arnold Jarvis are held in the collections of the National Library of Australia, Art Gallery of Ballarat.
Oil on board, signed & dated lower left A Jarvis 1913 (scratched in paint). The painting sits in its original wooden frame (ebonised).
Measures including frame: 54cm high, 33cm wide.
Professionally cleaned & ready to hang.
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