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Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A.

The River Washburn, near Lindley Bridge, Yorkshire

Estimate:

120,000 - 180,000 USD

Property of a gentleman

Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A.

Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A.

The River Washburn, near Lindley Bridge, Yorkshire

The River Washburn, near Lindley Bridge, Yorkshire

Estimate:

120,000 - 180,000 USD

Property of a gentleman

Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A.

London 1775 - 1851

The River Washburn, near Lindley Bridge, Yorkshire


Watercolor over pencil, heightened with bodycolor and scratching out on gray paper

329 by 441 mm; 13 by 17 1/8 in

The work is in very good overall condition. The medium has remained particularly fresh and the grey paper is still its original pigment. At the bottom left hand corner there are a number of unobturive creases where very thin lines of pigment have been lost. This is only notice on very close inspection - if at all. The sheet is not laid down and is housed in a non-acidic mount.


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.

Walter Ramsden Hawksworth Fawkes (1769-1825);
by descent to Reverend Walter Hawksworth Fawkes (d. 1936);
his executor's sale, London, Christie’s, 2 July 1937, lot 54, bt. Allon Dawson;
by descent to the present owner
A Catalogue of the Oil Paintings and Watercolour Drawings and Sketches in Watercolour by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. in the Possession of F.H. Fawkes, 1850 (as 'Guy Barn, Bank and Ford' - not numbered);
A. Wilton, The Life and Work of J.M.W. Turner, Fribourg, 1979, p. 372, no. 624;
D. Hill, Turner in Yorkshire, York, 1980, p. 47, under no. 69
London, Agnew's, Colour Drawings by J.M.W. Turner, 1951, no. 30;
London, Agnew's, Paintings and Watercolours by J.M.W. Turner, R.A., 1967. no. 47