Jack Simcock

Moorland Cottage 1970 Oil by Jack Simcock

Original early oil painting in a traditional style titled Moorland Cottage 1970 by Jack Simcock.

Signed bottom right, with the artist name, painting name and date and number of the painting on the back. / to reverso including a label of purchase from the Piccadilly Gallery, Cork Street, Mayfair, London.


Moorland Cottage

April 1970


Framed in original wooden frame selected by Jack Simcock for his traditional paintings. The frame has been cleaned and finished by the gallery restoration services ensuring it will work instantly within the home.

In the foreground a field slopes upto a stone wall with a leafless tree sitting behind central to the painting, sitting infront of the half view of a stone cottage with lean to and add on side building, pitched roofs and chimney. The Moorland cottage sits in front of the misty moorland hills behind in the distance. The sky is grey and misty. The whole painting is of a very dark rural British misty landscape as found in the area surrounding Mowcop, Biddulph, Brown Edge, Lask Edge, the landscape of the Staffordshire Moorlands.

Artist: Jack Simcock (1929-2012)

Title: Moorland Cottage 1970

Signed Bottom Right & Dated 1970

Type: Oil Painting on Board

Size: 49cm x 31cm / 19.25" x 12.25"

Framed size:  60cm x 42.5cm / 23.75" x 16.75"

This painting is likely to have been painted from his address and studio in Primitive Street, Mowcop.

Provenance: Labels from the Piccadilly Gallery, Cork Street, London W1.


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