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Sir James Dromgole Linton, H.R.S.W. (1840-1916)
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Sir James Dromgole Linton, H.R.S.W. (1840-1916)

The Page

Details
Sir James Dromgole Linton, H.R.S.W. (1840-1916)
The Page
signed with monogram (overmounted)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of white and with gum arabic
13 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (34 x 21.3 cm.)
Provenance
Anon. sale, William Doyle Galleries, New York, 9 February 1994, lot 62, when acquired by the present owner.
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Lot Essay

Linton was predisposed to paint large, crowded history scenes, filling his canvases with rich fabrics and expansive compositions reminiscent of Veronese, whom he greatly admired. The solitary page in the present painting shares in the mood of Linton's grand costume dramas but is also a sensitive portrait of a young boy.
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