Lot 14: Frank Bramley, R.A. (1857-1915)
Important Victorian & British Impressionist Art
July 11, 2013
London, United Kingdom
Description: Frank Bramley, R.A. (1857-1915) When the blue evening slowly falls signed and dated 'FRANK BRAMLEY 1909' (lower right) and further indistinctly signed, inscribed and numbered '2./"When the blue/Evening slowly falls"/Frank Bramley/Tongue Ghyll/Grasmere' (on the artist's label attached to the stretcher) oil on canvas 35¾ x 30¼ in. (90.8 x 76.8 cm.)
Provenance: By descent in the family of the artist's wife until Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 December 1967, lot 364 (one of two in lot). with The Fine Art Society, London.
Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1911, no. 784.
Literature: Royal Academy Pictures, 1911, p. 5, illustrated. Pall Mall Magazine 'Extra', Pictures of 1911, 1911, p. 32, illustrated. 'Black and White' Handbook to the Royal Academy, 1911, 1911, p. 32, illustrated. R. Dircks, 'The Royal Academy: The Pictures', The Art Journal, 1911, p. 170.