William Greaves

William Greaves "On the Moor" oil on board

Code: 11208


H: 5" (12.7 cm)W: 8" (20.3 cm)


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.

"On the Moor" is an attractive little oil painting on board. Measuring 5"x 8" it is signed lower left and dated (18)77. It is framed giving an overall size of 8"x 11".