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Stanhope Alexander Forbes, R.A.

The Blue River

Estimate:

24,000

to
- 32,000 GBP

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, R.A.

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, R.A.

The Blue River

The Blue River

Estimate:

24,000

to
- 32,000 GBP

Stanhope Alexander Forbes, R.A.

British

1857 - 1947

The Blue River


signed and dated l.r.: Stanhope A. Forbes./ 1935; titled on the reverse

oil on canvas

Unframed: 61 by 76cm., 24 by 30in.

Framed: 82 by 97cm., 32¼ by 94in.

This picture is unlined and the original canvas is providing a stable structural support. There are areas of localised craqulure in the water and sky, visible upon close inspection. The paint surface appears to be clean and the picture is ready to hang.


UNDER ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT

There are retouchings in the corners and along the extremities where the paint surface has been rubbed by the rebate of the frame. There are also flecked retouchings elsewhere in the background which appear to be cosmetic and have been well applied.


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Christie's, South Kensington, 22 July 2009, lot 40;
Christie's, London, 16 June 2005, lot 138
This painting depicts the River Angarrack at Nanpuskar, near Hayle.