Sale 18FP01 | Lot 7

John Brett

Catalogue: Fine Paintings

Lot Details

Lot 7
John Brett
British, 1831-1902
Some Fell on Stony Ground, 1890
Signed John Brett and dated 1890 (ll); inscribed by the artist on the canvas overlap Begun 7th day 90/ There is "a time to cast away stones"/Eccles 3/ some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth.../"no end of Stones"; inscribed John Brett/Putney/London on the stretcher
Oil on canvas
24 x 48 inches (61 x 122 cm)

Provenance:
Sale: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, Oct. 30, 1990, lot 119
Anderson Galleries, Chicago
Sale: Christie's East, New York, Oct. 29, 1985, lot 169
Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York

Exhibited:
London, The Royal Academy of Arts, 123rd Exhibition, 1891, no. 600, exhibited in Gallery VII
Birmingham, England, The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA), 1891, no. 110
Manchester, 1892, no. 283
Chicago, The World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, The British Section, no. 98

Literature:
The Academy Notes, 1901, London, May 1901, no. 647
Christiana Payne and Charles Brett, John Brett: Pre-Raphaelite Landscape Painter, New Haven/London, 2010, no. 1344. p. 236


Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $6,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Does not appear to be lined. Heavy craquelure in the blue water. Otherwise, light scattered craquelure. Few scattered spots of inpainting in the sky, mainly at upper left. Unable to detect further restoration under UV light.

An old label affixed to the stretcher reads: DICKSEE/97


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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold for $6,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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