Edmund John Niemann (British, 1813-1876)
Shirley Brook, Yeaveley, Derbyshire.
Oil on canvas.
Measures: 14 x 24 inches (35.6 x 61.0 cm).
Signed lower center: Niemann.
Glue-lined canvas; there appears to be faint craquelure as well as light surface grime; minor frame wear with a flake of loss at top center edge; under UV exam, there appears to be a few touches of inpaint. Framed dimensions: 19.75 X 30 inches.
Edmund John Niemann (1813–1876) was a prolific and highly successful British landscape artist working mostly in oils. Nine of his paintings are held in the Wolverhampton art gallery. Between 1844-1872, he exhibited paintings at a wide range of prestigious galleries including the Royal Academy, the British Institution, the Society of British Artists in Suffolk St, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Institute, the Glasgow Institute, the Paris Salon, the Liverpool Academy of Arts and the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts. The first picture exhibited was a view “On the Thames, near Great Marlow, Bucks” – a small canvas shown at the Royal Academy in 1844.