Helen Allingham R.W.S. (British, 1848-1926)  Buckinghamshire House at Penn Street 35.5 x 50 cm. (14

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Lot 87
Helen Allingham R.W.S.
(British, 1848-1926)
Buckinghamshire House at Penn Street 35.5 x 50 cm. (14 x 19 3/4 in.)

£ 20,000 - 30,000
US$ 25,000 - 37,000
Helen Allingham R.W.S. (British, 1848-1926)
Buckinghamshire House at Penn Street
signed 'H. Allingham' l.r.
watercolour heightened with white
35.5 x 50 cm. (14 x 19 3/4 in.)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    M. Newman Ltd., 1967.

    Christie's, London, , 19th September 1991, lot 40.

    Exhibited:
    , 1980-90, no 40.

    Literature:
    Clayton-Payne, A., , Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1993, p.123.

    Watts, A., , 2003, pp. 18-19 (rpr).

    Allingham's few Buckinghamshire subjects date from the late 1890s when she was living in Hampstead. On a couple of occasions she went out painting with her friend and neighbour Kate Greenaway when they would visit Amersham or Chesham.

    Once occupied by the village blacksmith, this house was partially destroyed in the early 1900s when a stray spark set the house alight.

    We are grateful to Annabel Watts for her assistance in cataloging this lot.
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