Rural England

Rural-England by Archer L Smith

This is a small sketchbook style painting, but has great character and superb colouring,

A piece of rural England is depicted in this painting. With a church tower nestled among hills and country buildings. Two cows are grazing in the grassy field under a leafy summer tree.

A photograph has been found in Archer’s photo albums of a similar scene as in the painting. 


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Undated possibly c.1930’s

Rural England


MATERIALS: Watercolour

DIMENSIONS: 7″ x 5″ (17 cm x 13 cm) 

PROVENANCE: In Archer’s portfolio of paintings as part of the private family collection, UK.

INSCRIPTIONS: No signature on the front, the back has a small pencil mark in one corner, possibly A.L.S initials?

CONDITION: Slight yellow ageing, but colours still bright.



It is anticipated that some of Archer's paintings will be available to purchase as limited edition prints in the future. In the meantime permission has been granted to Paradis Terrestre Greeting Cards to produce high quality greeting cards from some of Archer's paintings.


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