07-16-2005 07-16-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2280 Boston
July 16, 2005 10:00AMCalender

School of Thomas E. Monro (British, 1759-1833) Pasture Lands Along the River.

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2280 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 16, 2005 10:00AM


School of Thomas E. Monro (British, 1759-1833)

Pasture Lands Along the River. Unsigned, identified on label from Frederick Keppel & Co., New York, accompanying the lot, inscribed "J.M.W. Turner. Bought at Mr. Wells Sale (of Redleaf) by Mr. Chance of London St. Fitzroy Sqre. L sold by Mr. Chance to Robt Henry Roe in 1869." in ink on previous backing, inscribed "The above inscription was written by W.B. Scott, author of the Life of Albrecht Durer etc: This drawing was authenticated as being unquestionably by Turner, and a fine example of his early style by both Seymour Haden and Dr. John Percy F.R.S. - Dr. Percy is considered to be the best judge(?) living of Turner's work. F.K." in pencil on the same backing. Wash in black and blue with pencil on paper, 10 3/8 x 16 1/8 in. (26.3 x 41.0 cm), framed. Condition: Laid down, unobtrusive toning and staining.
Provenance: Ex-collections of Mr. (William?) Wells, Redleaf, Kent; Mr. Chance, London, and Robert Henry Roe, 1869, through to Frederick Keppel & Co., New York, and through the estate of Edith Stuyvesant Dresser Vanderbilt Gerry to a private Rhode Island collection.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


Chance, Wells Sale, Frederick Keppel & Co., London, Thomas E. Monro, School of Thomas E. Monro, Henry Roe, John Percy, judge , Albrecht Durer etc, W.B. Scott, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser Vanderbilt Gerry, Rhode Island, Robert Henry Roe