Benjamin Williams Leader, RA (British, 1831-1923)
'On the Llugwy'
signed 'B.W. LEADER' and dated 1900 (lower left); bears inscription label verso oil on board
30 x 41cm (11 13/16 x 16 1/8in).
- Ruth Woods has kindly provided information on the provenance of this painting thus:
On the Llugwy below Bettws-y-coed
(Inscribed on label on reverse)
With Christie's 16.7.1920, Lot 142, Property John Greenwood (dec'd), purchased Sampson (London art dealer) £65.5s (Catalogue size 12 1/4 x 17in.)
M. Newman Ltd., (London art dealer) 1957.
Christie's 9.10.1970, Lot 47.
Sotheby's Belgravia 9.12.1980, Lot 130.
F. Lewis (1971). 'Benjamin Williams Leader R.A.' Page 49, No.484.
R. Wood (Unpublished) Catalogue Raisonne of the works of Benjamin Williams Leader R.A., 1831-1923'.
We are most grateful to Ruth Woods for her assistance in providing this information.