No Image

Lot 158: Benjamin Williams Leader, R.A. (1831-1923)

Christie's

November 4, 1999, 12:00 AM EST
London, United Kingdom
0 saved

More About this Item


Description: Harvest Time signed 'B.W.LEADER.' (lower left) and with inscription 'Harvest Time/B.W.Leader.' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 24 x 40 in. (62.2 x 103 cm.) PROVENANCE Anon. sale, Christie's London, 21 July 1961, lot 95. Anon. sale, Christie's London, 4 November 1988, lot 17 (3,400). NOTES The church is that of St. James's in Shere, Surrey, a favourite subject of the artist. Leader lived for many years in the neighbouring village of Burrows Cross and is buried in St. James's churchyard. A painting of the same view, without figures, and signed and dated 1895, was offered at Sotheby's London, 5 November 1974, lot 114. We are grateful to Ruth Wood for her help in preparing this and the following six catalogue entries.
Request more information

Victorian Pictures

by
Christie's
November 4, 1999, 12:00 AM EST

London, United Kingdom