Completed British 20th C, except portraits 10 Who painted this river scene?

Topic: Artist

Does anyone recognise the signature lower left?

Art UK: The collection has no further information, but there are two details of the signature (attached).

Martin Hopkinson, Entry reviewed by Art UK

2 attachments

Completed, Outcome

This discussion is now closed. The artist was identified as José Weiss (1859–1919). A biography deriving from sources included in the discussion is now on Art UK.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the discussion. To anyone viewing this discussion for the first time, please see below for all the comments that led to this conclusion.


Jo Andrew,

I see J R Webb. No time to look up artists at the moment.

William Thuillier,

Looks Barbizon School to me. Circle of Rousseau, mid 19th century?

Geoffrey Wright,

The artist you are looking for is Jose Weiss.
Such a brilliant underrated painter.
Geoffrey S Wright