A charming Continental oil on canvas of ducks and ducklings at a pond side - -monogrammed JB - attributed to Jacob Samuel Beck 1715 - 1778 - German School. Jacob's paintings of animals and birds are very rare. His work can be seen in museums in Erfurt, Riga and Weimar. This painting is slightly more naive in feel than his work and dates form the late 18th century. 284cms x 126cms
W111" x H50"