24 May 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
James Loxham Browne (fl.1890s)
Nelson sighting the French and Spanish fleets in the Bay of Trafalgar
signed with initials and dated 'J.LB/1897' (lower right) and further signed and inscribed 'Nelson Sighting the French and/Spanish Fleets in the Bay of/Trafalgar 1st October 1805/James Loxham Browne/Woodbine Cottage/The Vale Hampstead' (on a label attached to the backboard) and further inscribed '...[Nel]son Led the Way"/...[Lo]xham Browne/...Cottage/... [Hamp]stead/... £10/00 (on a fragmentary label on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour heightened with touches of bodycolour
20 x 12¾ in. (50.8 x 32.4 cm.)
Possibly Kenwood House, London.
Removed to Scone Palace prior to the auction at Kenwood in 1922.
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