Primroses and Birds's Nests on a Mossy Bank

Primroses and Birds's Nests on a Mossy Bank by Oliver Clare (1853-1927). Oil on canvas, 10 x 12 1/2 inches. Signedand dated 1882. Exhibited Royal Academy 1920. “Oliver Clare was from a family of Birmingham still-life painters. His other subject was dogs, with which he was particularly gifted — he taught his own dog to stoke the fire and collect fruit from the green grocer” (Maas catalogue).

References

Catalogue. London: The Maas Gallery, 2010. Catalogue no. 55

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