Ernest Higgins Rigg

Ernest Higgins Rigg "Sunnybrae, Low Row" oil on panel

Code: 11176


H: 11" (27.9 cm)W: 9" (22.9 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.

"Sunnybrae, Low Row" is a charming oil painting on panel, signed lower left. It shows the garden in Swaledale, Yorkshire and is framed in a gilt frame giving an overall size of 18"x 15".