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    Sale 12304

    Modern British and Irish Art

    14 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 136

    Algernon Newton, R.A. (1880-1968)

    The Regent's Canal

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    Algernon Newton, R.A. (1880-1968)
    The Regent's Canal
    signed with monogram and dated '1922.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.7 cm.)


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    The present work was highlighted in the Sunday Times, 10 December 1922: 'in the corner of the gallery, is another beautiful little picture by an artist whose work I have not previously remarked. "The Regent's Canal" by Algernon Newton, is a charming view of houses seen across the water painted with a glow, sincerity, and clarity approaching an early Corot ... I base all my hopes on his "Regent's Canal", which, though adhering to good old standards of painting and draughtsmanship, strikes a new note in contemporary art'.

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Purchased by H.L. Wright, London at the 1922 exhibition.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 6 March 1998, lot 97, where purchased by the present owner.


    Exhibited

    London, Grosvenor Galleries, Winter Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Contemporary British Artists, 1922, no. 103.