• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5885

    20th Century British Art

    23 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 92

    Paul Fordyce Maitland (1863-1909)

    The River, Late Afternoon

    Price Realised  

    Paul Fordyce Maitland (1863-1909)
    The River, Late Afternoon
    signed with initials 'PM' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    6¼ x 9 in. (15.8 x 22.9 cm.)
    Painted circa 1886-1888.


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    The present work is comparable to 'Warehouses across the River', 1886, 'The Surrey Side', 1886 and 'Battersea Boathouses', circa 1888, all in the collection of the Tate.
    K.M.

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    Provenance

    Edward le Bas, R.A.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 March 1978, lot 123.


    Exhibited

    London, Leicester Galleries, Exhibition of Works by Paul Maitland, November 1948, no. 21.
    London, Royal Academy, A Painter's Collection - an exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculpture from the collection of Edward Le Bas, R.A, March - April 1963, no. 325.