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PROPERTY OF A LADY

John Brett, A.R.A.
LOW WATER, SPRINGS
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
28

PROPERTY OF A LADY

John Brett, A.R.A.
LOW WATER, SPRINGS
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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John Brett, A.R.A.
1831-1902
LOW WATER, SPRINGS
titled and indistinctly dated l.r.: Low Water, Springs 5 septr 91-; signed, titled and inscribed on the canvas overlap: 98. Low Water "Spring" John Brett A R A
oil on canvas
25.5 by 48cm.; 10 by 19in.
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Provenance

Sold in Brett's studio sale, Christie's 1902, lot 86, bought by Arthur Tooth, London;
Benjamin Williams Leader, his sale Christie's, 25 May 1923, lot 141, bought by 'Sampson'

Catalogue Note

The present picture was painted as a sketch for The Sea Mist Drifts in Shore, exhibited a the Royal Academy in 1892. The location is the village of Tresaith (Carreg y Ddafad) in Cardigan Bay. In the summer of 1891 Brett stayed in Aberporth, approximately one mile from Tresaith. This painting was owned by the landscape painter Benjamin Williams Leader.

We are very grateful to Charles Brett for his assistance cataloguing this picture.

Victorian & Edwardian Art, Including Masterpieces

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