Oil on canvas, a happy pointer wandering through a field, oblivious to the snipe sitting in the grass. Wonderful naive quality and character to the painting.

History ~
Indistinctly signed verso, J Bell, June 1862, England.

Condition ~
There has been a repair to one section of the sky area, as shown in the image, but generally the wear is typical for a painting of this age. Later frame.

Dimensions ~
H 67 x W 90 x D 3 cm