8 April 1997
William Payne (1754/5-1833)
Stoke Church and Mount Edgcumbe, Cornwall
signed and dated 'W. Payne 1792.' (lower left)
watercolour heightened with gum arabic
6 1/8 x 8 3/8 in. (15.6 x 22.2 cm.)
With Green and Stone.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The church shown in the centre of this composition is the church where William Payne married Jane Goodridge in 1785.
For a watercolour of the same view, see D. Japes, William Payne: A Plymouth Experience, Exeter, 1992, pl.47.
This monumental, square-format work is a major highlight of Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 20 June in London
Christie's specialist Patrick Hofstetter explains the five key attributes behind Rolex Daytona's enduring popularity with collectors