William Greaves (1852-1938) was born in Leeds and studied at Sheffield College of Art. He travelled and exhibited widely at galleries including the Royal Academy, Royal Cambrian Academy, Manchester and Liverpool. He worked mostly in oils and his subjects include landscapes in and around Wharfedale in Yorkshire and Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. "Warlingham, Surrey" is an attractive oil painting on board measuring 10"x 14". It is signed lower right and is framed in a good English hand made frame giving an overall size of 17"x 21". On the back is a pencil inscription in the artist's hand giving the title.