James Ferrier Pryde (1866-1941)
Sketch for 'The Red Ruin'
signed 'Pryde' (lower left)
gouache and pencil, lightly squared for transfer
7½ x 6 3/8 in. (19 x 16.2 cm.)
Executed circa 1916.
Francis Hawcroft, whom bequeathed to the present owner.
D. Hudson, James Pryde 1866-1941, London, 1949. n.p., pl. XXVIII.
Brighton, Arts Council, City Art Gallery, James Pryde: Memorial Exhibition, July - September 1949, no. 30: this exhibition travelled to London, Tate Gallery, September - October 1949.
London, Leger Galleries, Paintings and Sketches by James Pryde, October 1951, no. 28.
Norwich, Castle Museum, Modern Movement in British Watercolour Painting, December 1957 - February 1958, no. 22.
Sale room notice
Please note the additional provenance for this lot: J.J. Morgan. Francis Hawcroft, whom bequeathed to the present owner.
The present work is a study for The Red Ruin, sold in the Cowdray Sale; Christie's, at Cowdray Park, West Sussex, 13 September 2011, lot 248.