John Charlton (1849-1917) “Keys to the Cellar”

John Charlton (1849 – 1917) Oil on canvas painting titled “The Keys of the Wine Cellar”. Depicting a man seated in a cellar holding a wine jug conversing with a young woman holding the keys to a wine cellar. A bird perched nearby with a cage in the distance. Monogrammed lower left. Housed in a carved frame. Charlton studied at the Newcastle School of Art and at South Kensington. Specializing mainly in portraits and sporting and military subjects, he was commissioned by Queen Victoria to paint her arrival at St. Paul’s Cathedral for the Diamond Jubilee Service in 1899.

Sight Size: 18 x 14 in.
Overall Framed Size: 23 x 19 in.