London, South Kensington
26 May 2004
William Edward Norton (1843-1916)
A barque under sail and running down Channel
signed 'W E Norton' (under frame)
oil on canvas
48 x 65 in. (122 x 165 cm.)
The New York Medical College, New York.
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New York, Columbia Exhibition, 1893.
William Edward Norton was an American-born artist who lived in London and exhibited 34 paintings at the Royal Academy. The Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts has 5 paintings by him in their collection.
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On 6 and 7 of December Christie’s will offer almost 400 lots from a collection that includes works by Hals, Van Dyck, Leyster, Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous