View 1 of Lot 50. JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER, R.A. |  WHALLEY BRIDGE AND ABBEY, LANCASHIRE: DYERS WASHING AND DRYING CLOTH.
View 1 of Lot 50. JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER, R.A. |  WHALLEY BRIDGE AND ABBEY, LANCASHIRE: DYERS WASHING AND DRYING CLOTH.
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JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER, R.A. | WHALLEY BRIDGE AND ABBEY, LANCASHIRE: DYERS WASHING AND DRYING CLOTH

Estimate:

1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE LOYD COLLECTION

JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER, R.A. | WHALLEY BRIDGE AND ABBEY, LANCASHIRE: DYERS WASHING AND DRYING CLOTH

JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER, R.A. | WHALLEY BRIDGE AND ABBEY, LANCASHIRE: DYERS WASHING AND DRYING CLOTH

Estimate:

1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP

Lot sold:

1,335,000

GBP

Property from the Loyd Collection

JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER, R.A.

London 1775 - 1851

WHALLEY BRIDGE AND ABBEY, LANCASHIRE: DYERS WASHING AND DRYING CLOTH


oil on canvas

61.2 by 92 cm.; 24⅛ by 36¼ in.

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Probably commissioned by Thomas Lister Parker (1779–1858)

J. Newington Hughes Esq.

His sale, London, Christie’s, 15 April 1847, lot 145, to Brown

Wynn Ellis (1790–1875), by 1850/51

His sale, London, Christie’s, 6 May 1876, lot 118, to Agnew on behalf of Lord Overstone

Samuel Jones-Loyd, 1st Baron Overstone (1796–1883)

Thence by inheritance to his son-in-law Brigadier-General Robert Loyd-Lindsay, 1st Baron Wantage, VC, KCB, VD (1832–1901), Lockinge, Oxfordshire

Thence by descent

G.F. Waagen, Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain, London 1854, II, p. 298

G. Redford, Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures at Lockinge House, London 1875, (supplementary) no. 76

F. Bell, A List of Works Contributed to Public Exhibitions by J.M.W. Turner, R.A., London1901, pp. 63, 90, no. 123

Sir W. Armstrong, Turner, London 1902, pp. 109, 237

G. Temple, A catalogue of the pictures forming the collection of Lord and Lady Wantage, London 1902, pp. 168–89, no. 239, reproduced (reprinted 1905)

Anon., Guide to the Pictures at Lockinge House, 1928 (A. T. Loyd’s collection), p. 11

Anon., Commemorative Catalogue of the Exhibition of British Art, 1935, no. 365, pl. CII

A. J. Finberg, The Life of J.M.W. Turner, R.A., 2nd ed., revised by H. F. Finberg, Oxford 1961, pp. 180, 421 and 473, no. 164

L. Parris, The Loyd Collection of Paintings and Drawings, London 1967, p. 45, no. 62, reproduced

L Herrmann, Turner: Paintings, Watercolours, Prints and Drawings, Boston 1975, pp. 20, 229, pl. 66

M. Butlin and E. Joll, The Paintings of J.M.W. Turner, 2 vols, New Haven and London 1984, text vol., pp. 83–84, no. 117, plates vol., reproduced pl. 124

F. Russell, The Loyd Collection of Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, p.p. 1991, p. 28, no. 62, reproduced pl. 26

London, Royal Academy, 1811, no. 244

London, Grosvenor Gallery, 1899, no. 38

London, Tate Gallery, Turner’s Early Oil-Paintings, 1931, no. 55

London, Royal Academy, British Art, 1934, no. 640

Birmingham City Art Gallery, on long term loan 1942–52

Birmingham City Art Gallery and London, Tate Gallery, Richard Wilson and his Circle, November 1948 – January 1989, no. 173

London, Thomas Agnew and Son Ltd., Paintings and Watercolours by J.M.W. Turner, R.A., November–December 1967, no. 12

Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, long term loan 1997 – June 2020