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Lot 458 (British & International Pictures, 29th August 2018)


Sold for £750

Condition report
Very good overall condition. No visible signs of damage.


SIR HERBERT HUGHES-STANTON RA RWS (BRITISH 1870 - 1937), LANDSCAPE IN PROVENCE oil on canvas, signed and dated 1911 46cm x 61cm Framed. Label verso: Ian McNicol, 50 West George Street, Glasgow. Inscribed with title and date of 1911.

Note: British watercolour and oil painter, mainly of landscapes. Elected an Associate of the Royal Academy in November 1913 and a full Royal Academician in 1920 he was knighted in 1923. He was an Officier l’ordre Leopold II and a member of the Royal Watercolour Society from 1909 or 1915 and President from 1920 until 1936.

His first paintings were exhibited in 1886; and he exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon, Royal Academy (from 1897), Grosvenor Gallery (from 1887), New Gallery, and Royal Institute of Oil Painters, and later at the Fine Art Society. He was awarded gold medals at a Paris Salon in 1907 and 1908.

Hughes-Stanton’s works are included in the following collections, the Tate; the Welsh National Gallery; National Musée, Buenos Aires; Musée Royal, Florence; Musée Modern, Rome; Barcelona Museum; Royal Gallery, Tokyo; Sydney National Gallery; Adelaide National Gallery; Melbourne Museum; Auckland Museum; and the Wellington Gallery; and in the permanent collections of the museums of Manchester, Liverpool, Bradford, Brighton, Aberdeen and Oldham.

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