• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 334

    Nathan Theodore Fielding (British, 1747-circa 1819)

    View of Rough Hay Wood and lands adjacent, Sowerby, near Halifax, Yorkshire

    Estimate

    Nathan Theodore Fielding (British, 1747-circa 1819)
    View of Rough Hay Wood and lands adjacent, Sowerby, near Halifax, Yorkshire
    signed and dated 'N.T. Fielding/Del. et Pinxit/1782' (lower centre) and inscribed 'A view/of/Rough Hay Wood/and Lands adjacent/1782 (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    56½ x 68 5/8 in. (143.5 x 174 cm.)


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    This view is taken from above Stansfield Bridge, which now lies beside the village of Triangle, between Ripponden and Sowerby Bridge in the Rybur Valley. From the bridge runs Longley Lane, with Rough Hey house in the centre, on the edge of Rough Hey Wood.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 13 July 1988, lot 67, when acquired by the present owner.