Description: oil on canvas, framed, label on stretcher with crest of Douglas Craven Phillott
Dimensions: painting: 171.5 by 75.5cm.
framed: 178 by 81cm.
Condition Report: Re-lined the edges with some wear and craquelure, with minor associated overpainting, some re-varnishing to surface, old frame and label, minor knicks to frame, colours generally strong, as viewed.
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Provenance: Lieutenant-Colonel Douglas Craven Phillott PhD, F.A.S.B (1860-1930), circa 1903.
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Gifted to Felsted School, Essex, circa 1930.
Private Collection, UK.