A large antique oil painting by Ernest Walbourn depicting a young lady by a steam collecting kindling in a woodland setting. Retaining the original gilt gesso double swept frame in beautiful original condition circa 1900-1910
Ernest Charles Walbourn
(16 February 1872 Dalston
- 1927) was a British landscape painter of rural and farming scenes. He was the second of five children and was educated locally. His father, who owned property in Tasmania
, initially disapproved of his artistic ambitions, but later helped with the setting up of a studio at the family home and the funding of his art training.