1 January 2009
Henry Herbert La Thangue, R.A. (1859-1929)
A Brescian Shore
signed 'H.LA THANGUE.' (lower left), signed again and inscribed '"A Brescian Shore"/H.H. La Thangue' (on the stretcher), signed and inscribed again '"A Brescian Shore"/H. La Thangue/40 Clavering Road/Manor Park E 12'(on a label attached to the frame)
oil on canvas
41 x 37 in. (104 x 94 cm.)
H.E. Mason, Cheshire, 1919.
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The Royal Academy Illustrated, London, 1919, p.40 (as A Briscian Shore).
London, Royal Academy, 1919, no.163.
Sold with an original receipt (dated 21 June 1919) and two letters from the artist to H.E. Mason.
La Thangue exhibited three paintings at the Royal Academy in 1919; In the Orchard, A Waterway in Provence and A Brescian Shore. All three were featured in The Royal Academy Illustrated from that year.
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