JAMES DICKSON INNES
GARN LAKE, WITH ARENIG IN THE DISTANCE
signed and indistinctly dated 1911
watercolour and pencil on paper
25.5 by 34.5cm.; 10 by 13½in.
Unexamined out of frame. The sheet appears to be sound. The sheet undulates very slightly in places. There are some areas of possible fading. There are some very tiny scattered spots of foxing. This excepting the work appears to be in very good overall condition.
The sheet is window mounted and held behind glass in a simple wooden frame.
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Thos. Agnews & Sons., Ltd., London, where acquired by the Pethick family, late 1960s/early 1970s
The present work relates to two other pictures Innes completed in 1911, including a small oil panel currently held in the Manchester City Art Gallery.
We are grateful to John Hoole for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.