Antique Oil Orchid Spray Painting signed by Edward Barnard Lintott, American 1875- 1951. An obvious fancier of Catleya orchids, painter Edward Lintott created this excellent botanical rendering in oil on canvas. It was later mounted on board, and it is currently framed with glass. Careful attention was given by the framer to space the pigment well away from the glass. The subject matter actually looks to be a coursage of orchids, nestled in perhaps Brake ferns and caught with a deep rose colored bow. The ground colors are terra cotta and olive green.
After a period of versatile training as a painter, London-born Edward Barnard Lintott (1875-1951) interrupted his career with related but non-artistic political duties, acting as the British Ambassador to Russia’s secretary. Following his return to art, he demonstrated definite ability in portraiture, still-life, and a variety of other subjects. Lintott traveled widely and enjoyed representation by exclusive art galleries.
Provenance is included with purchase. Approximate Dimensions: 18"W X 15"H X 1.75"D (projection from wall) Note: Artwork itself measures about 13"W X 10"H