Edmund John Niemann (British, 1813-1876).
View of Dunster, Somerset, 1875.
Oil on canvas.
Measures: 16 x 24 inches (40.6 x 61.0 cm).
Signed, dated, and inscribed lower left: Dunster / Niemann / 75.
Unlined canvas; there appears to be light craquelure. Framed dimensions 20.5 X 28.5 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 and 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.