British Works of Art Online Auction

November 10, 2016

LOT 220
William Page Atkinson Wells (1872-1923)
  • William Page Atkinson Wells (1872-1923)
  • William Page Atkinson Wells (1872-1923)
  • William Page Atkinson Wells (1872-1923)

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William Page Atkinson Wells (1872-1923), Scottish

MAID FETCHING WATER, 1906

Oil on canvas; strengthened signature lower right and dated faintly “06” lower right, signed at “Sunderland Point, Lancaster” to the frame verso
20" x 20" — 50.8 x 50.8 cm.

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $1,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Born in Glasgow and after studying at the Slade, he moved to Australia for five years. He returned to Europe, worked in France in the Barbizon tradition and then after a short stay in Glasgow, he settled in Preston, Lancashire for seven years, then finally he settled in Appeldore, Devon. His oils were very thickly applied in small brushstrokes.

Provenance:

From Robert Macindo, Glasgow;
James McClure & Son, Glasgow