Sir William Nicholson (1872-1949)
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Sir William Nicholson (1872-1949)

The Downs, Rottingdean

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Sir William Nicholson (1872-1949)
The Downs, Rottingdean
signed with an initial and dated '1909/N.' (lower left)
oil on canvas laid down on board
11¾ x 15¾ in. (29.8 x 40 cm.)
Provenance
with Chenil Gallery, London.
Sir Michael E. Sadler; Christie's, London, 30 November 1928, lot 148, as 'The South Downs, near Brighton', incorrectly dated 1900.
Lady Jones; Christie's, South Kensington, 16-17 October 1980, lot 285. with Browse & Darby, London.
Christie's, London, 20 June 1995, lot 239, where acquired by the present owner.
Exhibited
London, Chenil Gallery, Provençal studies and other works by Augustus John and other artists, November - December 1910, no. 92.
London, Goupil Gallery, William Nicholson, April - May 1911, no. 8. London, Browse & Darby, William Nicholson and Ben Nicholson: paintings and drawings 1919-1945, June - July 1983, no. 1.
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Lot Essay

The present work shows a view of the Downs, probably looking south-west towards Cattle Hill, between Roedean and Ovingdean, Sussex.

We are very grateful to Patricia Reed for preparing this catalogue entry.

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