Learning to Swim by Arthur J. Elsley - 34 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches Signed & dated 1904 british victorian genre children ducks figures figurative
Arthur J. Elsley
(1860 - 1952)

Learning to Swim

Signed & dated 1904
Oil on canvas
34 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches

Color chromolithograph calendar, 23 x 17 inches, copyright Faulkner, printed by Alf Cooke Printing Company, 1905.

Small color photolithograph, presented with Horner's Penny Stories, November 30, 1911.

Provenance
Schillay & Rehs, Inc., New York City (Phillips, New York, October 11, 1979, Lot 76, illustrated).
Private collection, New York
Rehs Galleries, Inc., New York City, 2011
Private collection

Literature
Parker, Terry, Golden Hours: The Paintings of Arthur J. Elsley (1860-1952), Richard Dennis, Somerset, England, 1998, pg. 40, titled: Their First Swim, Illustrated pg. 68.