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    Sale 7728

    Victorian and British Impressionist Pictures including Drawings and Watercolours

    4 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    Paul Fordyce Maitland (1863-1909)

    Kensington Palace, seen through the trees

    Price Realised  

    Paul Fordyce Maitland (1863-1909)
    Kensington Palace, seen through the trees
    signed 'P. Maitland/'98'
    oil on canvas
    17 x 22¼ in. (43.2 x 56.5 cm.)


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    Maitland was born in Chelsea and exhibited with the 'London Impressionists' at the Goupil Gallery in 1889, in an attempt to show what Sickert described as 'the magic and poetry' of city life. His paintings betray the influence of Whistler, in both composition and handling.

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    Provenance

    with James Connell & Son, Glasgow.
    with Ernest Brown & Phillips, Ltd., The Leicester Galleries, London.
    with The Lord Blackford by 1948 (according to a label on the reverse). with The Fine Art Society Ltd, London, 1974, No. 5909.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the estate of Joan Griffith (nee Seddon)