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CHARLES HENRY SCHWANFELDER Also known as CHARLES HENRY SWANFELDER (1774-1837)

1774 to 1837, England

Shooting on the Moor

Oil on panel

signed and dated 1815

45.50 x 60.80 cm    17.91 x 23.94 inches

Overall Framed Size
64.00 x 70.20 cm    25.20 x 27.64 inches

Provenance
Ackermann’s, London

Despite his rather exotic sounding name, Schwanfelder, sometimes spelt ‘Swanfelder,’ was born at the Headrow in Leeds, Yorkshire, on 11th January 1774. His father John James was German and settled in Leeds to pursue his profession of decorating snuff box lids, trays and clock faces. He was also a landscape painter but of limited ability. Charles learnt his father’s trade but was also succ...
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