JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight
JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight
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JOHN-LEWIS BROWN Oil on Canvas on Board Painting, Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight

DETAILS
Showing a view of gentleman on a white horse from behind as he prepares to join two other riders who appear in the background. A calm sea off the coast of England on the Isle of Wight provides the backdrop for the scene.
TITLE
Seaside, Souvenir de l'île de Wight
MEDIUM
Oil on canvas
FRAMING
Gilt gesso frame
PLACE OF ORIGIN
France | Europe
PROVENANCE
• Purchased from the artist by the Durand-Ruel Gallery (16 Rue Lafitte, Paris, France), on February 9, 1884

• Sold to art dealer Erwin Davis (c. 1831-1902) on August 24, 1886

• Repurchased from Erwin Davis by Durand-Ruel (389 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York) on April 22, 1899

• Sold to Thomas W. Lawson on the same date, April 22, 1899. Thomas William Lawson (American, 1857-1925) was a wealthy Boston area financier and writer.
EXHIBITIONS
Works in Oil and Pastel by the Impressionists of Paris, American Art Galleries, (New York, NY), April 10-May 25, 1886 and National Academy of Design (New York, NY) May 25-June 1886, no. 34. Organized by Durand-Ruel.
MAKER
John-Lewis Brown (Scottish-French, 1829-90) | Active: Bordeaux, Paris, France. Known for battle scenes, hunting, animals, race horses, and genre paintings, as well as etchings and watercolors.
MARKS
Signed (lower left): John Lewis Brown / 1880. Partial gallery paper label (on reverse): Durand = Ruel / Paris, 16 Rue Lafitte / New York, 389 Fifth Avenue. Handwritten: J. L. Br....Souve...Ile de Wi.... Gallery wax seal. Paper label: 459. Paper label: 268.
PERIOD
Late 19th century
DATE
Dated 1880
DIMENSIONS
Width 48.75 Depth 5.25 Height 62 inches
Sight: Width 37.25 Height 50 inches
CONDITION
Note: canvas mounted on board. Professionally cleaned (The Chicago Conservation Center, Chicago, Illinois, 1992). Possibly rolled at some point which necessitated the mounting on board. Some overpainting (water area and some other areas).

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