Burghley Horse Trials Weekend 2015

Ellis William Roberts (1860-1930)

 

Burghley Horse Trials 2015 Opening Hours

See us on page 8, in The Burghley Horse Trials 2015 Program,  a very fine example of the quality of fine art works and antiques held in our Stamford Gallery, opposite the George Hotel. You can pop in or make an appointment at your convenience by calling 01780 756 667 or 07950 271898. For Burghley weekend we will be opening:

Thursday 3rd - Sunday 6th September 10am - 9pm 

Normal Opening Hours:

Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10-5pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10-4pm

You can view this stunning pastel in the gallery. It is an exceptionally large work, in a gilt frame and behind glass by Eilis William Roberts (1860-1930) who worked in pastel and oil and specialised in portraits of London Society women, often large full length in the French academic manner. His Sitters included Lady Cunard; Rt Hon. Arthur Balfour, Countess of Chesterfield, 3rd Earl of Morley; Lady Londonderry; Countess of Powis, Lady Leaconfield and many others. Roberts exhibited sixteen portraits at the Royal Academy from 1886 to 1902. 

Signed and Dated 1890, 88 x 48 " / 100 x 601/2 "

We hold a number of equestrian and sporting paintings as well as landscapes, fine antiques and decorative items. 

Posted on September 3, 2015 and filed under portrait, pastel, British, Twentieth Century.