BENJAMIN WILLIAMS LEADER, R.A. | The Stream from the Hills
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Property of a Lady

BENJAMIN WILLIAMS LEADER, R.A. | The Stream from the Hills

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Property of a Lady

BENJAMIN WILLIAMS LEADER, R.A. | The Stream from the Hills

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot Sold:10,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of a Lady


BENJAMIN WILLIAMS LEADER, R.A.

1831-1923

The Stream from the Hills


signed and dated l.l.: B.W.LEADER. 1884.

oil on canvas

61 by 91.5cm., 24 by 36in.

Condition Report

This picture is unlined and in good condition. There is a small hole in the canvas in the bottom right corner, below the boulder (visible in the catalogue illustration).


UNDER ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT

There are minor flecked retouchings in the sky and a few minor retouchings in the landscape but these have been well-executed and are not excessive.


FRAME

This picture is contained in a moulded plaster sweep frame.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Grogan & Company, Boston, 30 October 1995, lot 517;

Richard Green, London;

Private collection

Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and British Impressionist Art
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