Richardson, John Thomas (1860-1942): Cottage near Marlborough, Falmouth, signed and dated 1913, oil on canvas, 46 x 60.5 cms.
About the frame
Late sixteenth-/early seventeenth-century Italian cassetta frame with architrave profile, convex top rail and half-round astragal between flutes; flat frieze and astragal stepped to sight edge; finished with parcel-gilding on rails, black painted frieze and back hollow; supplied by Paul Mitchell Limited. (r)
This cottage was situated to the right of the footpath that runs beside Marlborough House (which can just be seen in the painting as a shape through the trees). Although the cottage no longer exists, the remains of its foundations can still be seen today.