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John Steven Dews

Droits De L'Homme Versus Infatigable (Commanded by Pellew), In The Distance The Amazon, Circa 1796

VAT reduced rateArtist's Resale Right

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

Property from an American Private Collection

John Steven Dews

John Steven Dews

Droits De L'Homme Versus Infatigable (Commanded by Pellew), In The Distance The Amazon, Circa 1796

Droits De L'Homme Versus Infatigable (Commanded by Pellew), In The Distance The Amazon, Circa 1796

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

Lot sold:

35,280

GBP

Property from an American Private Collection

John Steven Dews

British

b. 1949

Droits De L'Homme Versus Infatigable (Commanded by Pellew), In The Distance The Amazon, Circa 1796


signed J. Steven Dews lower left and titled  DROITS DE L'A HOMME V. INFATIGABLE (COMMANDED BY PELLEW) / IN DISTANCE THE AMAZON / CIRCA 1796 on a label attached to the reverse

oil on canvas

Unframed: 76 by 112cm.; 30 by 44in.

Framed: 91 by 126cm., 36 by 49½in.

This picture is unlined and the original canvas is providing a stable structural support. The picture may benefit from a light clean but is otherwise ready to hang. UNDER ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT There is a slightly opaque and uneven varnish but there do not appear to be aby retouchings.


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Commissioned by a private collector in 1979
Sotheby's, London, 5 October 2005, 'Trafalgar: Nelson and the Napoleonic Wars', lot 127