Eye Candy for Today: Hellen Allingham landscape

The Basket Woman, Hellen Allingham
The Basket Woman, Hellen Allingham (details0

The Basket Woman, Hellen Allingham; watercolor; roughly 14 x 21 inches ( 37 x 55 cm); link is to past auction on Sotheby’s; large image here.

Victorian era English watercolor artist Helen Allingham was noted for her depictions rural life; in particular her paintings of traditional thatched roof cottages, which she idealized a bit by removing modernizations and restoring their appearance to their original state as best she could from available records.

 
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