16 April 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 10,625
GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
Patrick William Adam, R.S.A. (1854-1929)
Still life on mantelpiece; and An afternoon by the fire
signed 'P. W. Adam' (lower left and lower right respectively)
oil on canvas
12 x 8¼ in. (30.5 x 21 cm.); 12 x 10 in. (30.5 x 25.4 cm.)
two in the lot (2)
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In 1902 Adam moved to Ardilea, Dirleton Road, North Berwick and remained there until his death in 1929. Most of his well-known interiors were painted there, and it is likely that this is the location for these works.
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