~ Lakeland Scene By J.W. Oakes A.R.A Framed Oil On Board Painting ~
An impressive oil on canvas painting in a gilt gesso ornate frame by the Victorian artist J.W.Oakes (A.R.A – Associate Of The Royal Academy) depicting a dark & mysterious coastal scene, with harsh waves crashing into rocks and stormy foreboding skies in the distance.
The title on the frame reads ‘The Foot of Go***el, J.W.Oakes, A.R.A’, but the sentence has become worn.
~ J.W.Oakes, A.R.A ~
J. W. Oakes was a Liverpool School artist who moved to London and had considerable success there as a landscape painter. His works are to be found in several British public collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum.
~ Dimensions ~
The frame has a width of 28 inches (71.1 cm), a height of 24 inches (60.9 cm) and a depth of 3.5 inches (8.9 cm).
The canvas has a width of 17.8 inches (cm) & a height of 14 inches (cm).
It weighs 5.87 kg.
~ Condition ~
The painting itself is in good order. The frame has some loss to the gesso and also some basic repair work.