The Apple Pickers by Ralph Hedley RBA (1848-1913)
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Oil on canvas 34 x 29cm Signed & dated.
Ralph Hedley R.B.A. (1848 - 1913) was a Newcastle genre painter who worked in both oil and watercolour. He was also a wood carver, illustrator and sculptor who studied at the Newcastle School of Art. Later he became the President of the Berwick Club, and Northumbrian Art Institute, as well as a Member of the Society of British Artists. The subjects of his paintings are usually scenes of the working lives of ordinary people in his native North East. Hedley exhibited at the Society of British Artists as well as the Royal Academy from 1879 and his work can be seen in the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle.