An English Robin on an Apple Blossom tree

An English Robin on an Apple Blossom tree



Thomas Dingle was an English Victorian painter of animal and landscape scenes. He painted towards the end of the 19th-century in a very traditional Victorian-style. This piece is an oil on panel and is signed bottom right and also inscribed on the reverse with an original label.
The Robin is seated on a branch of an old English apple tree in full blossom. The skill of the artist is obvious with he's use of great color and traditional techniques of glazing a painting in translucent oil over and over again.
This painting is in wonderful condition having been recently cleaned and re-varnished.
The frame is a mid to 20th Century American frame and suits the painting very much.
This is an exceptional painting by the artist and is a rare change of subject from his more traditional landscapes.
With the use of the Robin and the white blossom flowers the painting really is alive and a must for any collector of Victorian paintings.


Height 46 cm / 18 14"
Width 36 cm / 14 "