English School Oil Painting Historic Tudor House Little Moreton Hall Congleton

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2020-02-24 17:22:48

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  • 1 Antique English School Oil On Canvas Painting Historic 16th Century Tudor Manor House Little Moreton Hall Congleton.  
  • Distinctly signed by the English school artist W Hollies.  
  • Original artwork set in a gilt wooden frame. 
  • This painting is of exceptional quality, having an exceptional vibrant use of colours.  
  • With very fine skilled use of brush strokes a tremendous masterpiece executed oil painting.  
  • Little Moreton Hall, also known as Old Moreton Hall. 
  • It is a moated half-timbered manor house 4.5 miles southwest of Congleton in Cheshire, England.  
  • The earliest parts of the house were built for the prosperous Cheshire landowner William Moreton in about 1504–08. 
  • The remainder was constructed in stages by successive generations of the family until about 1610. 
  • The building is highly irregular, with three asymmetrical ranges forming a small, rectangular cobbled courtyard.  
  • A National Trust guidebook describes Little Moreton Hall as being "lifted straight from a fairy story, a gingerbread house.  
  • The house's top-heavy appearance, "like a stranded Noah's Ark", Is due to the Long Gallery that runs the length of the south range's upper floor.  
  • The house remained in the possession of the Moreton family for almost 450 years.  
  • Until ownership was transferred to the National Trust in 1938.  
  • Little Moreton Hall and its sandstone bridge across the moat, are recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building. 
  • Circa of the oil painting early 20th century dated 1908 Edwardian era. 
  • Provenance bought from out of fine home in Shropshire.   
  • This is such a magnificent oil painting the artist has all of the quality of a master.  
  • Condition report.
  • Offered in fine used condition.  
  • Having noticeable various scuffs, scratches, stains, chips and old repairs to frame commensurate with usage & age. 
  • Canvas has a couple very small holes.
  • With hanging thread on the back ready to display.   
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**Dimensions in inches & centimetres of frame approx** 
21.75" High (55cm)  
15.5" Wide (39.5cm)                                                                                                            
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