Oil/canvas, 44 x 54 cm, lo. le. sign. J. Syer 1852, min. rest. - English landscape painter, pupil of the miniature painter J. Fisher in Bristol, often worked in Wales, was member of the Royal Institute a. the Society of British Artists, in the 1850s he also exhibited at the Royal Academy. - Mus.: Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Leicester, Sheffield. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.