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PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Walter Langley, R.I.
AN ANXIOUS MOMENT
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PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Walter Langley, R.I.
AN ANXIOUS MOMENT
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Details & Cataloguing

Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art

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Walter Langley, R.I.
1852-1922
AN ANXIOUS MOMENT
signed l.r.: W. LANGLEY; titled and signed on the reverse
watercolour and bodycolour with pencil
76 by 51cm., 30 by 20in.
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Provenance

Commissioned by Mr Fieldhouse (art dealer), Birmingham in 1899;
Purchased privately from an estate in East Hampton, New York

Literature

Roger Langley, Walter Langley - Pioneer of the Newlyn Art Colony, 1997, pp.167, 174

Catalogue Note

This watercolour was completed in 1899 but may have been begun earlier, as the same young fisherman and the same Windsor chair appears in Washing Day dated 1893. The realism in Langley's work is here demonstrated by the closely-studied setting of a fishing-cottage in Newlyn, an interior that appears in several of Langley's pictures, including the large oil painting In Faith and Hope the World will Disagree, But all Mankind's Concern is Charity of 1897.

Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art

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London