Joseph Thorburn-Ross, (British, 1849-1903)
Oil on Canvas laid down on panel
16.5 x 4in. (including frame)
13 x 3.1/8in. (excluding frame)
Signed 'J. Thorburn-Ross' (lower middle)
Condition: Panel slightly warped, a few chips below the diver, overall in good condition. In a gilded carved wood frame with intricate shell and foliate motifs.
Exhibition details: National exhibition, Edinburgh, 1908. Special exhibition, Newcastle, 1908.
Charming picture of innocence, there are infants finding sea life in a rock pool before a naked boy who is readying himself for a dive. A lovely representation of summer with gentle hues of blue and pink.
This is very reminiscent of works by Henry Scott Tuke