Image size: 9 x 14.5 inches - 23 x 37 cm
Frame size: 15 x 20.5 inches - 38 x 53 cm
This accomplished watercolour has the title "On the Annecy Canal" written on the back of the frame, and it is signed lower right by the artist Evelyn Jane Rimigton (born 1869).
Annecy, in Southeastern France, is sometimes known as the "Venice of the Alps" on account of its canal setting. At the time of this painting and now it is a delightful toursit city.
EVELYN JANE RIMINGTON (nee Whyley) was a watercolour landscape painter and architect and was married in 1914 to the artist Alexander Rimington RBA ARE, who died in 1918. She exhibited 1897-1939. She was elected Associate Member of the Society of Women Artists in 1904 and created a full Member in 1918. She lived in London and Hampshire.
She exhibited 2 paintings at the Royal Academy, 109 at the Society of Women Artists, 2 at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, 66 at Walker's Gallery, London, 108 at the Fine Art Society and 1 at the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour.
Biographical information about this artist may be found in The Dictionary of Victorian Painters by Christopher Wood, The Dictionary of British Artists, The Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists by H. Mallalieu and The Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900-1950 by Grant M. Waters.
The painting is is a good used frame with good used plain mount and is ready for immediate display.