Edward Armfield (British, 1817-1896) – On the Moor
Edward Armfield (British, 1817-1896)
On the moor, a highland pony with wicker paniers standing with springer spaniels and the day’s bag of grouse
oil on canvas
42cm H, 61cm W (the canvas).
54cm H, 75cm W, 5cm D (the frame).
Edward Armfield a celebrated British Victorian artist of sporting subjects, here he depicts a typical Scottish moorland scene with a highland pony carring a pair of wicker panniers, used to carry the game off the moor, the bag being both red and black grouse, the springer spaniels sit patiently in the heather.