Myles Birket (Birkett) Foster (British 1825-1899). 19th century oil on masonite painting of a small group of figures at right enjoying an afternoon on the grounds of a sizable brick estate or institution, likely in the United Kingdom. Mother seated with her children, one of whom recently collected wild flowers, another riding in a wheeled buggy. Expansive quality of the buildings highlighted in the horizontally-aligned painting with a low skyline and rolling green hills marked by forest tree line. Signed with artist's monogrammed mark lower right. Framed 22.25 inches x 19.25 inches. Unframed 17.25 inches x 14.25 inches.
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