Robert Cleminson (fl 1865-1868)
Robert Cleminson was a sporting painter who specialised in Highland scenes and sporting scenes.He became very well known for his subjects of deer, dead game and sporting dogs. Exhibited at the British Institution and at the Society of British artists, Suffolk Street 1865-68.This painting is one of Cleminson’s most important and impressive works. He often painted in a soft, diffuse style, which contributes to his work being very sought after today.Thought to have been born in Scotland; died Edinburgh, Oct 1863. Engraver, landscape and seascape painter and miniaturist. He lived and worked in London between 1802-1832. Exhibits at the RA between 1812 and 1832 were principally of maritime subjects and landscapes.