Pair of 19th Century Landscape Oil Paintings by important very well listed British artist Thomas Henry Thomas (British, 1839-1915) | Oil on Canvas | The two landscapes are entitled ''Near Corwen, North Wales'' and ''Near Bala, North Wales'' | Signed by the artist in the lower right of canvas | Titles appear on canvas verso and frame verso | Mild craquelure | Housed in period gold gesso wood frames | Approx. Dimensions for each: Canvases 17'' H x 13'' W; With Frames 24" H x 20" | Thomas Henry Thomas (31 March 1839 - 9 July 1915) was q Welsh artist particularly active in Cardiff. He was also interested in botany, geology, history, and archaeology which were often the subjects of his art works. He was a Fellow of the Royal Cambrian Academy of Art which was established in 1881. He was a leading force behind the founding of the National Museum of Wales and in the use of the red dragon symbolizing Wales.