Charles Wilkinson (fl.1881-1926) 
`A Fenland Cottage` 1919
A lovely tranquil and atmospheric work by Charles Wilkinson depicting an evening scene on the fens. A fisherman returns home in the fading light, while his wife waits to greet him. In the distance is a typical fenland landscape, you can just about make out a windmill on the horizon.In the foreground are some chickens rooting around on the pathway. The painting is in its original gilt mount with handwritten title, and housed in a simple gilt frame which suits the painting well. Signed and dated lower right.

Charles A. Wilkinson was a London landscape painter who exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1883-1892 and various other institutions between 1881 and 1925. Many of his watercolours are of Norfolk and Suffolk with titles such as `An October Evening` and `The Ferry Inn, Upware, Norfolk.` Exhibition credits include RA11, RBA 19,RI 7, ROI 12, RSA 1.

Mediumwatercolour and bodycolour  Conditionvery good
 Image size13.5 x 9.5  inches   Provenancesigned lower right, titled and dated, original frame
 Overall size19 x 16  inches 
Age1919 Price SOLD DEC 2013