DESCRIPTION: A beautiful, framed oil painting on board attributed to artist Alice Des Clayes and painted in an impressionist style. View of four ponies grazing against wooded hills. Impeccable provenance from the Des Clayes family sale in Exeter, Devon 2017. The Des Clayes family attributed this work to Alice though if not by Alice Des Clayes then by her sister Berthe Des Clayes.
TITLE: Ponies Grazing in a Landscape
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: UK
SIZE OF IMAGE: 24.2 x 34.3 cm (9.5 x 13.5 inches)
SIZE OF FRAME 31.8 x 42 cm (12.5 x 16.54 inches)
MEDIUM: Oil on board
DATE: Early 20th century
PROVENANCE: Private London collection ... Des Clayes family sale, Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood, Exeter, 24th/25th January 2017, lot 418 (Part 2).
CONDITION: Excellent original condition - needs a clean (especially the sky).