4 June 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
Benjamin Williams Leader, R.A. (1831-1928)
Stepping Stones, Bettws-y-Coed
signed 'B. W. Leader/1862' (lower left)
oil on canvas
21 x 29½ in. (53.3 x 75 cm.)
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The bright prismatic colours and great attention to detail characterise Stepping Stones, Bettws-y-Coed which was painted in the same year as A Fisherman's Haunt (The Lord Lloyd Webber Collection). The artist revisited the subject the following year on a larger scale (Manchester City Art Gallery no.1934.407)
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