Louise J. Rayner (British, 1832-1924) 'Watergate Street, Chester, looking east towards the Cross. The Eastgate in the distance and Bishop Lloyd's House on the right'
Lot 566
Louise J. Rayner (British, 1832-1924) 'Watergate Street, Chester, looking east towards the Cross. The Eastgate in the distance and Bishop Lloyd's House on the right'
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,450) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
9 Nov 2011 11:00 GMT

Auction 18975
Lot Details
Louise J. Rayner (British, 1832-1924)
'Watergate Street, Chester, looking east towards the Cross. The Eastgate in the distance and Bishop Lloyd's House on the right'
signed 'Louise Rayner' (lower left) watercolour
45 x 60cm (17 11/16 x 23 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • The richly carved wooden facade of Bishop Lloyd's Palace, and is one of the jewels of the Rows of Chester. The panels are carved with scenes from the Bible, and are a striking continuation of the medieval practice of decorating buildings and their furnishings with a mass of gargoyles, statuary and decorative foliage and beasties. The date of 1615 is carved into one of the panels. The painting shows the palace prior to its restoration fo 1899-1900 by Thomas Meakin Lockwood, when the Georgian sash window were replaced by the present leaded lights.
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