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James Webb (British, 1825-1895) Portmadoc, North Wales

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

James Webb (British, 1825-1895)

Portmadoc, North Wales
Signed and dated "James Webb/77" l.r., monogrammed, inscribed, signed, and dated
"Painted for J. ToothEsq./1877/from a sketch taken Summer of 1876" on the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 20 1/8 x 32 1/8 in. (51.0 x 81.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Scattered abrasions, craquelure, surface grime.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

With a label from Frost and Reed, London, on the stretcher.

Full inscription on the reverse as follows: "Portmadoc/North Wales/James Webb/Sep. 1877" to upper left; "Painted for A. Tooth, Esq/1877/from a sketch taken Summer of 1876 " to upper right; monogram "JW" within a circle lower right. With a canvas stamp from Charles Roberson to lower left.

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James Webb, Reed, London, Frost , A. Tooth, Charles Roberson

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