Watercolor Painting Attributed to George Shepherd "Dace"
Attributed to George Sidney Shepherd (British, 1784 – 1862)
Watercolor painting on paper
Shepherd was born in England but spent time in France until 1793 at the outbreak of the Great French War. He was awarded a silver palette by the Society of Arts in 1803 and 1804. He was also one of the founding members of the resurrected New Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1831.
- Item not examined outside of mounting
- toning with concentrated discoloration to the lower right and ghost transfer image of fish to the left; dried glue to the edges of sheet; nicks to the frame.
- measures frame; sheet measures 8.5" W x 4.0" H.