19th century landscape portrait military army horse
19th century landscape/portrait Bay horse with army officer,William Edward Millner
19th century landscape/portrait Bay horse with army officer,William Edward Millner
19th century landscape/portrait Bay horse with army officer,William Edward Millner

19th century landscape/portrait Bay horse with army officer,William Edward Millner

Regular price £3,300.00 Sale

Portrait of a bay horse with army officer seated on a drinking trough, signed with monogram and and dated 81', inscribed verso 'by W E Milner, Gainsborough', oil on canvas.
The size overall being 44 x 57 cm (17.5 x 22.5 inches) whilst the image is 35 x 48 cm ( 19 14 inches )
In very good condition housed in a gilt frame.
William Edward Millner
William Edward Millner was born in 1849 in Lincolnshire, and was a Victorian painter of landscapes and rustic genre. 
He worked his entire life in the town of Gainsborough. He exhibited 8 works at The Royal Academy. Some of his works show the influence of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
his pictures were shown several times at the Royal Academy and since, with his works being held by leading public art galleries and a significant collection housed at Gainsborough Old Hall Museum.
This painting is a typical example of Millner’s work, they show country figures, rustic labourers, Lincolnshire village life and of course horses, for which he is possibly most admired.
William Edward Millner passed away in 1885.
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