Tue, 3rd Nov 2015 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Encounter')

 
  Lot 17
 

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Joseph Mallord William TURNER, (BRITISH,...

Joseph Mallord William TURNER, (BRITISH, 1775-1851)
North Foreland Lighthouse, Kent, circa 1793-1795
Wash over pencil on wove paper
Old label to reverse inscribed 'Formerly the property of J.L. Roget (from Mr. Vaughn's collection)'
10 x 7½in. (25.5 x 19cm.)

Turner, a frequent visitor to the Kentish coast, produced several washes of local scenes in the mid-1790s. For other examples from the series see Sotheby's, British Picture Sale, 22nd March 2005, lot 94: A boat anchored in a harbour; Christie's London, British Art on Paper, Thursday, June 9, 2005, lot 32: A boatbuilder's yard, Dover; Sotheby's, The British Sale, March 22, 2000, lot 119: Boats in the harbour at Dover.

Sold for £13,640
Estimated at £4,000 - £6,000

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Modest spotting in sky, some yellowing around edge of mounts, appears in good original condition.

Framed dims. 15 x 12in.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
Joseph Mallord William TURNER, (BRITISH, 1775-1851)
North Foreland Lighthouse, Kent, circa 1793-1795
Wash over pencil on wove paper
Old label to reverse inscribed 'Formerly the property of J.L. Roget (from Mr. Vaughn's collection)'
10 x 7½in. (25.5 x 19cm.)

Turner, a frequent visitor to the Kentish coast, produced several washes of local scenes in the mid-1790s. For other examples from the series see Sotheby's, British Picture Sale, 22nd March 2005, lot 94: A boat anchored in a harbour; Christie's London, British Art on Paper, Thursday, June 9, 2005, lot 32: A boatbuilder's yard, Dover; Sotheby's, The British Sale, March 22, 2000, lot 119: Boats in the harbour at Dover.