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PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Henry Scott Tuke, R.A., R.W.S.
BLUE AND GOLD (TWO BOYS AND A DOG)
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 GBP
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69

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Henry Scott Tuke, R.A., R.W.S.
BLUE AND GOLD (TWO BOYS AND A DOG)
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art

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Henry Scott Tuke, R.A., R.W.S.
1858-1929
BLUE AND GOLD (TWO BOYS AND A DOG)
signed twice l.l. and l.r.: H.S. Tuke
watercolour
37 by 26cm., 14½ by 10in.
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Provenance

Posthumous sale of the contents of Tuke's studio, J.A. Cooling & Sons, London, 1929, where purchased by Cecil Roberts and gifted to John Betjeman, 29 Radnor Walk, London;
Mr Gerard Irvine, Montpelier Road, Brighton by whom gifted to the present owner in 2010

Exhibited

London, Royal Watercolour Society, 1912

Literature

B.D. Price (ed.), The Registers of Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929), 1983, probably R698;
David Wainwright and Catherine Dinn, Henry Scott Tuke 1858-1929 - Under Canvas, 1989, illustrated p.110 plate 88

Catalogue Note

The boys in Blue and Gold were Tuke's regular model Charlie Mitchell and another local Hughy Jewell. Blue and Gold belonged to Sir John Betjemen, Poet Laureate and staunch defender of Victorian architecture. It was given to him by the journalist Edric Cecil Monnington Roberts.

Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art

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