Cecile Walton (1891-1956)
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Cecile Walton (1891-1956)

Spirit of the sea

Cecile Walton (1891-1956)
Spirit of the sea
signed 'CECILE WALTON' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour with touches of bodycolour, on paper
9 ½ x 6 in. (24.1 x 15.3 cm.)
The collection of Hugh Murdoch, Culross.
Anonymous sale; Bonham's, Edinburgh, 21 April 2011, lot 12.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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Lot Essay

The present work shows the direct influence of the Celtic Revivalist painter, John McKirdy Duncan (see lots 43 & 67), whom Walton would have visited at his house in St Bernard's Crescent, Edinburgh.

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