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Richard Parkes Bonington

View of Lerici with Baron Charles Rivet sketching in the foreground

Estimate:

1,000,000

to
- 1,500,000 USD

Richard Parkes Bonington

Richard Parkes Bonington

View of Lerici with Baron Charles Rivet sketching in the foreground

View of Lerici with Baron Charles Rivet sketching in the foreground

Estimate:

1,000,000

to
- 1,500,000 USD

Lot sold:

2,682,000

USD

Richard Parkes Bonington

Arnold 1801 - 1828 London

View of Lerici with Baron Charles Rivet sketching in the foreground


label on the verso of R. Davey

oil on millboard

millboard: 14 by 18 in.; 35.5 by 45.7 cm.

framed: 22 1/4 by 25 7/8 in.; 56.5 by 65.7 cm.

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R.P. Bonington sale, London, Sotheby's, 29 June 1829, lot 217 (as Painting of a castle in the Mediterranean);
There acquired by Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A. (1769 - 1830);
By whom sold, London, Christie's, 17 June 1830, lot 29;
There acquired by Lord Northwick, and by descent to John Rushout, 2nd Lord Northwick (1770-1859);
By whom sold, London, Christie's, 12 May 1838, lot 54 (as Sea View - Morning);
There acquired by B. Smith;
Francis Baring, by 1907;
By whom sold, London, Christie's, 4 May 1907, lot 12;
There acquired by Thomas Agnew & Sons, London;
Sir Gervase Beckett, by 1920;
By whom sold, London, Christie's, 23 July 1920, lot 44a (to King);
Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby's, 12 March 1980, lot 122;
There acquired by Richard L. Feigen.

H. Mallalieu, "View of Lerici in 1826 makes a record £65,000," in Financial Times, 13 March 1980;

M. Cormack, Richard Parkes Bonington, Oxford 1989, p. 131, reproduced plate 103;

P. Noon, Richard Parkes Bonington, "On the Pleasure of Painting," exhibition catalogue, New Haven 1991, p. 239, cat. no. 153, reproduced in color;

P. Noon, Richard Parkes Bonington: The Complete Paintings, New Haven and London 2008, pp. 328-9, cat. no. 264, reproduced in color p. 329;

J. Gardner, "A Poet in Paint," in Antiques CLXXVIII, no. 1 (January/February 2011), p. 201, reproduced in color p. 200, fig. 7;

P. Noon, Richard Parkes Bonington, exhibition catalogue, New York 2018, unpaginated, cat. no. 22, reproduced in color.


Nottingham, Castle Museum and Art Gallery, R.P. Bonington 1802-1828, 10 April - 22 May 1965, no. 275;

New Haven, Yale Center for British Art; Paris, Petit Palais, Richard Parkes Bonington, "On the Pleasure of Painting," 13 November 1991 - 17 May 1992, no. 153;

London, Tate Britain; Minneapolis Museum of Arts; New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Constable to Delacroix: British Art and the French Romantics; New York title: Crossing the Channel: British and French Painting in the Age of Romanticism, 5 February 2003 - 4 January 2004, no. 138;

New York, Richard L. Feigen & Co., Richard Parkes Bonington, 23 October - 18 December 2018, no. 22.


ENGRAVED

Charles G. Lewis, published by Hodgson, Boys, and Graves, 12 August 1834 (as Bay of Spezzia).