Lot 28
  • 28

Briton Rivière, R.A., 1840-1920

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Description

  • Briton Rivière, R.A.
  • all that was left of the homeward bound

  • signed and dated 1873; signed and inscribed with the title on an old label pasted to the backboard
  • watercolour heightened with bodycolour 
  • 49.5x70cm.; 19 3/4x27 1/2 in.

Provenance

Armitage Esq.;
Thomas Agnews & Sons;
London, The British Galleries;
William Sampson, 16 January 1928;
Private collection

Literature

Briton Riviere, R.A., in Art Journal, 1891, pg. 15

Catalogue Note

The present picture is a contemporary watercolour version of All That was Left of the Homeward Bound, Riviere's Royal Academy exhibit of 1873.

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