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I thought I would share with the art community my latest oil painting project. A delightful Victorian Highland cattle scene that I have just spent the last month or so having restored. It has been professionally cleaned and some overpainting has been removed, plus some holes and repairs have been filled. I spent a week restoring and regilding the frame and slip in florentine and classic gold gilt. The frame had to be strengthened in the corners and re hung also. overall I am really pleased with the outcome. 
The painting is signed J Henry who specialised in this type of scene with cattle, beautifully detailed and wonderfully painted. If anybody out there can share any information they have on this artist, I would be most grateful.
Thanks to all those people taking time out to read this and I hope you like it as much as I do!
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Ned-The-Hat
Ned Acton
United Kingdom
I am a retired War Veteran ( British Army) medically discharged after 23 years active service and due to my health concerns have come back to Art after a 25 year gap.
I draw for fun, but do sell a few portraits of animals, pets and occasionally people on commission.
Whilst I mainly draw in pencils and Derwent Studio colour pencils, I am currently being instructed in the art of Oil Painting by Mr Andre De Moller,who is a very famous and well known professional Artist
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tyke44060 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2017
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!

Singing Singing Airborne Party Have your cake and eat it too Party Airborne Singing Singing 
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SkyfireDragon Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016   Artisan Crafter
Happy Birthday, Ned! Green Dragon
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tyke44060 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016
Happy Birthday!Woohooooo! Airborne Woohooooo! Airborne Woohooooo! 
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SkyfireDragon Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015   Artisan Crafter
Party Happy Birthday, Ned! Green Dragon 
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tyke44060 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2015
Happy Birthday!
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Silenna86 Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Hi, thank you for the lama, lovely galery by the way :)
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cloe-may Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015   Photographer
thank you for the fave  :hug:
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Moondancer3 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
 Thanks For The Llama Emote Hooray Llama Badges
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ritsasavvidou Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you  for the llama :-)
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KristenCSummerlin Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist
thanks for the llama
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