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James Burrell Smith (British, 1822-1897) Pair of Landscapes with Waterfalls: On the Ti..., Wales

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
323
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$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2779B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 23, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

James Burrell Smith (British, 1822-1897)

Pair of Landscapes with Waterfalls: On the Ti..., Wales and Ailsa Burn, Scotland
Both signed and dated "J.B. Smith/1875" l.l., identified on labels from N.R. Omell,
London, affixed to the frames.
Oil on canvas, 18 x 14 in. (45.4 x 35.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, scattered retouch, craquelure, surface grime.

Provenance: Property from the estate of Sir Alasdair Munro of Lindertis, BT.
Property from the estate of Sir Alasdair Munro of Lindertis, Bt.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

"Scotland" (featuring the stone bridge) with a broad wash of retouch to the sky. "Wales" with retouch to u.l. corner of the sky. Both with some fluorescence scattered in the dark brown pigment in the rocks, which may be natural.


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James Burrell Smith, Wales, Ailsa Burn, Scotland, London, BT, Alasdair Munro

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