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    Sale 5306

    Scottish Art

    16 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    Patrick William Adam, R.S.A. (1854-1929)

    Still life on mantelpiece; and An afternoon by the fire

    Price Realised  

    Patrick William Adam, R.S.A. (1854-1929)
    Still life on mantelpiece; and An afternoon by the fire
    signed 'P. W. Adam' (lower left and lower right respectively)
    oil on canvas
    12 x 8¼ in. (30.5 x 21 cm.); 12 x 10 in. (30.5 x 25.4 cm.)
    two in the lot (2)


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    In 1902 Adam moved to Ardilea, Dirleton Road, North Berwick and remained there until his death in 1929. Most of his well-known interiors were painted there, and it is likely that this is the location for these works.

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    Provenance

    with Aitken Dott, Edinburgh.