Ernest Higgins Rigg

Ernest Higgins Rigg "The Hayfield, Swaledale" oil on panel

Code: 11168


H: 12" (30.5 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.

"The Hayfield, Swaledale" is an oil painting on panel measuring 12"x 16". It is signed lower right and is framed giving an overall size of 19"x 23".