Alfred Wallis (British, 1855-1942) Two Steamers in St. Ives Bay 38.1 x 50.5 cm. (15 x 19 7/8 in.)
Lot 123
Alfred Wallis
(British, 1855-1942)
Two Steamers in St. Ives Bay 38.1 x 50.5 cm. (15 x 19 7/8 in.)
Sold for £53,750 (US$ 87,831) inc. premium

Lot Details
Alfred Wallis (British, 1855-1942)
Two Steamers in St. Ives Bay
oil on canvas
38.1 x 50.5 cm. (15 x 19 7/8 in.)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Adrian Stokes
    Private Collection, U.K.

    Exhibited
    London, Tate Gallery, Alfred Wallis, organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain, 30 May-30 June 1968, cat.no.135 (where lent by Mrs. Adrian Stokes); this exhibition travelled to York, City Art Gallery, 6-28 July, Aberdeen, Aberdeen Art Gallery, 3-25 August and Kendal, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, 31 August-22 September

    Literature
    Edwin Mullins, Alfred Wallis, Cornish Primitive, Pavilion, London, 1994, p.46 (col.ill)

    The 1968 Tate catalogue entry notes that the lighthouse depicted is Godrevy Lighthouse and that Adrian Stokes thought this to be a late example of Wallis's work.
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