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British School, 19th Century Coaching Scene 28 Miles from London.

Auction:
2556M
Lot:
839
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
Discovery - 2556M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 28, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

British School, 19th Century

Coaching Scene 28 Miles from London. Unsigned. Oil on panel, the door of the coach is inscribed "Will'm Smith/Bedford/Aldersgate St./London," 25 1/2 x 32 in., in a mitered wood frame. Condition: Craquelure, minor scattered paint loss.

Note: A note affixed to the verso reads, "1978 Purchased from Sarah Andrews Ashaway R.I.-who collected artwork for Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Museum in Williamsburg, VA. This painting was taken from an old inn, 20 miles outside of London-the inn may still exist."
Estimate $400-600

Spots of retouch to trees, coach, figures hats, along lower edge.

Keywords

London, coach, British School, Abby Aldrich, Sarah Andrews Ashaway, Virginia, Williamsburg, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Museum, London-the inn, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Rockefeller family, United States, Williamsburg, Virginia

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