Antique watercolour painting on card/pasteboard of Hartshorne House, Mermaid Street, Rye, East Sussex (formerly known as the Old Hospital).
Artist: Alfred H Hart (1866 - 1953) - signed.
Dated circa 1930's - came in a batch of paintings which are all circa 1893 - 1940.
A very nicely executed painting by a very talented English artist and architect.
A bit about the artist:
Watercolour painter and architect. Studied R.A. Schools (gold medal) and the A.A. (silver medal). Travelling scholarship. Add: London 1893 and 1922; Enfield, Middlesex 1910; Burton Bradstock, Dorset 1939. R.A. 23, RI 13, WG 125.
Size of painting: 15.5 x 12.25 inches.
Weight: 200g (allow 1kg once packed).
Reasonable condition for its age - some foxing, particularly noticeable in the sky area, but can be removed.