(n/a) John Brett, ARA (British, 1831-1902)
Arran from Farland Point
incised and dated 'John Brett 1886' (lower left); indistinctly inscribed on the reverse
oil on canvas
38 x 76.5cm (15 x 30 1/8in).
- This painting was described by John Brett in his studio log as "The best of the pictures done at Portencross".
The title should read 'Arran from Farland Head, 1886' rather than as stated in the catalogue.
Sold to Mr & Mrs David Evans of Ffrwdgrech, Brecon, February 1887, for £150.
Sotheby's, Belgravia, 24 October 1978, lot 61. Sold for £2,200.
On loan to the Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead.
The picture will be sold with the original Sotheby Park Bernet reciept issued to the present owner on 24 October 1978.
Fine Art Society, December 1886, picture 'C'.
We would like to thank Charles Brett and the present owner for providing the above information.