James Elder Christie (1847-1914), Scottish
GIRL WATCHING A TOAD ON A GOLD BALL
Oil on canvas; signed lower right
50.5 x 37.5 in — 126.4 x 95.3 cm
James Elder Christie was a portrait and genre painter. Christie received his artistic training at art school in Paisley and South Kensington. He became known for his portraits, paintings of children, moral allegories and illustrations to the poetry of Robert Burns.
Estate Collection, Woodville, ONtario