Joseph Murray Ince (1806-1859)
Outside Welsh Border Cottage – Summer

Provenance (label to reverse) Fine Art Society 1971
Signed lower right ‘J M Ince 1827’

Brought up in Radnorshire, in the Welsh Borders, Ince studied under David Cox from 1823-1826, and then exhibited at the Royal Academy. He was a drawing master at Cambridge University during the 1830s, during which period he painted many views of the Colleges of both Oxford and Cambridge, returning to Radnorshire in 1835. His works are in the collections of major galleries including the Tate, The V&A and The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.