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    Sale 7635

    British Art on Paper

    10 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 59

    Albert Goodwin, R.W.S. (1845-1932)

    Windsor Castle from the Brocas, Berkshire

    Price Realised  


    Albert Goodwin, R.W.S. (1845-1932)
    Windsor Castle from the Brocas, Berkshire
    signed 'Albert Goodwin' (lower right) and inscribed 'Windsor.' (lower left)
    watercolour and pen and ink with scratching out
    11 x 15¾ in. (28 x 40 cm.)

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    Windsor Castle, as it emerges through the swirling mists in the present watercolour, seems almost to float above the Thames and above the children who feed the swans at the water's edge. Goodwin has incorporated his delicate use of colour with his poetic treatment of the landscape and created an atmospheric composition that illustrates the influence of Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A. (1775-1851).

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    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 1 March 1983, lot 151.
    with Chris Beetles, London.

    Pre-Lot Text



    London, Bankside Gallery, Royal Society of Painters in Watercolour, 4 June 1986 - 5 July 1986, no. 96.