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Lot 49: WALTER LANGLEY, R.I.
British & Irish Art
May 10, 2012
London, United Kingdom
WAITING FOR THE BOATS
signed and dated l.r.: WALTER LANGLEY / 85
42 by 120cm., 16 by 47in.
Purchased from the Royal Institute exhibition of 1885 by W.H. Michael, Q.C., of 4 Kings Bench Walk, Temple;
J.H.W.V. Simcoe of Branksome Lodge, Surrey;
Christie's, London, 9 February 1907, lot 94 bought 'Sampson';
Mrs. Tunnicliffe of Church Gresley, Derbyshire, and by thence by descent until 1999;
Christie's, London, 10 June 1999, lot 22;
London, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, 1885, no.912;
Birmingham, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Autumn Exhibition, 1885, no.729;
Manchester, Royal Jubilee Exhibition, 1887, no.1368
Art Journal, 1885, pp.187-8, illus.;
Roger Langley, Walter Langley: Pioneer of the Newlyn Art Colony, Bristol, 1997, pp.59 (the sketch for the present work illustrated), 72, 159, 78;
Roger Langley, Walter Langley: From Birmingham to Newlyn, 2011, p.44