7 June 2001
Robert Polhill Bevan (1865-1925)
Horsgate Farm, Cuckfield, West Sussex
stamped with studio stamp (overmounted)
crayon and watercolour
10¼ x 14 in. (26 x 35.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1908-10
Purchased by R. Edgar at the 1967 exhibition.
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London, Anthony d'Offay Fine Art, Robert Bevan Drawings and Watercolours, January-March 1967, no. 13, illustrated.
London, Austen Desmond Fine Art, Aspects of Modern British and Irish Art, November 1999, no. 2, illustrated.
We are grateful to Frances Stenlake for her assistance preparing the following catalogue entry.
Bevan was brought up at Horsgate, his parents' house in Cuckfield, West Sussex. He returned to the village to paint on several occasions, his last known visit being in 1914. The present work shows Horsgate Farm, just South of the big house.
For another work by the artist see lot 137.
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