• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5886

    20th Century British Art

    16 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    Paul Fordyce Maitland (1863-1909)

    Figures under the trees, Evening, Kensington Gardens

    Price Realised  

    Paul Fordyce Maitland (1863-1909)
    Figures under the trees, Evening, Kensington Gardens
    signed with initials 'PM' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    4 x 6½ in. (10.2 x 16.5 cm.)


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    Mrs Best later became Mrs Janet Hart, a notable art collector who later opened her house to the Contemporary Art Society in the 1950s.

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    Provenance

    Purchased at the 1952 exhibition by Mrs Alan Best and by descent to the present owner.


    Exhibited

    London, Leicester Galleries, Exhibition of Works by Paul Maitland, December 1952, no. 17.