Herbert RoyleÂ (1870-1958) was a British landscape painter,Â bornÂ in Patricroft, Lancashire. He trained at the Harris Institute in Preston and Southport school of art under John William Buxton Knight. He exhibited extensively at the Walker gallery, Liverpool, Manchester city art gallery, Royal Academy and at other Galleries and Exhibitions throughout the Country. From 1924 onwards he lived at the Manor House in the hamlet of Nesfield, near Ilkley, where he also had a studio on the hillside above the house. Some of his finest work was painted in this area around his home in Wharfedale. The present painting is an oil on canvas measuring 10"x 14". It is signed lower left and is in a gilt frame giving an overall size of 21"x 17". On the back is a nice old label with the title and artist's address in Southport making this an early work by Royle.