Ernest Higgins Rigg

Ernest Higgins Rigg "Crackpot Ghyll, Swaledale" Yorkshire oil painting

Code: 11227


H: 13" (33 cm)W: 16" (40.6 cm)


Born in Bradford, Yorkshire in 1868, Rigg studied at Bradford College of Art then at the renowned Académie Julian in Paris. His attractive open air scenes were in the manner of French late nineteenth century painting. He exhibited at RA, RBA, Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool and elsewhere, working in many parts of England. He was a prominent member of the Staithes Group and later lived for a time in Letchworth, Hertfordshire.

"Crackpot Ghyll,  Swaledale, Autumn" Yorkshire, is an oil painting on board measuring 13"x 16". It is signed lower left and is framed giving an overall size of 19"x 22".