Roland Gissing

Foothills and Prairie

oil on canvas
21x29 in.

signed lower right, signed and titled on label to verso

L.G. Welch, c. 1966, inscribed to verso;
Private collection;

Roland Gissing was born in Willersey in the county of Worcester, England on 14 May 1895. The artistic side of his nature came from his father Algernon Gissing, a well known novelist, who was the brother of the quite famous writer, George Gissing. With the exception of a few years…