William Banks Fortescue (English, 1850-1924) The model lifeboat (to be sold with a letter from William Banks Fortescue addressed to the original owner)
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William Banks Fortescue
(English, 1850-1924)
The model lifeboat
£ 8,000 - 12,000
US$ 11,000 - 17,000

Lot Details
William Banks Fortescue (English, 1850-1924)
The model lifeboat
signed 'W.B.FORTESCUE-' (lower right)
oil on canvas
58.4 x 81.3cm (23 x 32in).
to be sold with a letter from William Banks Fortescue addressed to the original owner

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The artist.
    Private collection, UK (acquired directly from the above).
    Thence by descent to the present owner.

    Exhibited
    London, Royal Academy, 1889, no. 119.
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Following on from a very strong 2017 which included our most successful sale ever, we are now inviting consignments for our March 14 auction, closing for entries on the 26 January. Among the works already consigned are important paintings by Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida, Henri Fantin-Latour, John William Godward, John Atkinson Grimshaw, Dame Laura Knight and Edward Seago. Please contact the department for further information.

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