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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

John William Godward, R.B.A.
BRITISH
DOLCE FAR NIENTE
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 746,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

John William Godward, R.B.A.
BRITISH
DOLCE FAR NIENTE
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 746,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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John William Godward, R.B.A.
1861-1922
BRITISH
DOLCE FAR NIENTE
signed J.W. GODWARD and dated 97 (upper left)
oil on canvas
30 1/2 by 50 in.
77.4 by 127 cm
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Provenance

Thomas McLean, London (acquired directly from the artist, June 1897)
Sir Merton Russell-Cotes, Bournemouth (and sold: Christie's, London, March 11, 1905, lot 58)
Thomas McLean, London (acquired at the above sale)
Walter Waterhouse, Redhill Surrey (and sold: Christie's, London, June 12, 1908, lot 98)
Eugène Cremetti (McLean Gallery), London (acquired from the above sale)
Montague S. Napier, Putney (and sold: Christie's, London, May 7, 1920, lot 119)
W. W. Sampson, London (acquired at the above sale)
Sale: Christie's, London, June 23, 1961, lot 141
Cooling Galleries, London (acquired at the above sale)
Finlay (acquired from the above, July 1961)
Sale: Phillips, London, December 3, 1976, lot 138, illustrated
Richard Green, London
Meitetsu Department Store, Nagoya
Private Collector (acquired from the above in 1977)
Thence by descent to the present owner

Literature

Vern Grosvenor Swanson, John William Godward, The Eclipse of Classicism, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1997, pp. 57, 195, no. 3, 269, illustrated p. 60, pl. 33

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