Lot 1 Benjamin Champney (1817-1907)

Oil on board; signed with initials “B.C.” and dated indistinctly in red paint lower left, titled “Landscape” to the exhibition label verso

8.3" / 21.0cm (height) x 6.5" / 16.5cm (width)

Est. $1500/2500
Realised: $5100
Auction Date: 12/07/2017

Provenance: “Deposited by J.T. & F.C. Macauley,”
inscribed to exhibition label verso;
Private Collection, Staten Island, New York;
By descent to their granddaughter, Toronto

Exhibited: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1890 exhibition label (with the “60th Annual...” crossed out in blue crayon to the label) inscribed in blue crayon to the exhibition label verso

Note: Champney was born in Ipswich, New Hampshire and died in Woburn, Massachusetts. He was one of the most important landscape artists of the White Mountain School.

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