British Works of Art Online Auction

November 10, 2016

LOT 38
David James (1853-1904)
  • David James (1853-1904)
  • David James (1853-1904)
  • David James (1853-1904)

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David James (1853-1904), British

NEAR EXMOUTH, DEVON, 1885

Oil on canvas; signed and dated 85 lower right, signed, dated 85 and titled verso
25" x 50 " — 63.5 x 127 cm.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $660
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

A prolific marine painter, active from 1872, James achieved success as a maritime painter of seascapes and coastal scenes, particularly around the Cornish coast. He is widely regarded as one of the finest seascape artists of the 19th century with numerous exhibits at the Royal Academy between 1886-1897.

Provenance:

Britnell’s Art Gallery Ltd.,Toronto, Diamond Jubilee;
The Estate of a Private Collection, Toronto;
By Descent