Algernon Cecil Newton R.A.
The Stour, near Sudbury signed with monogram and dated '39' (lower left); further signed and titled 'The river Stour, near Sudbury/by Algernon Newton A.R.A' (on the overlap)oil on canvas61 x 101.8 cm. (24 x 40 1/8 in.) Painted in January 1939
Provenance: The Artist, from whom purchased byLt Colonel C.W. Richards (the artist's brother-in-law)Thence by family descentPrivate Collection, AustraliaExhibitedLondon, The Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition 1939, cat.no.544The Illustrated London News reproduced this painting, as part of its coverage of the 1939 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and so too did The Sphere, with the caption 'A notable contribution to the 1939 Royal Academy is this painting of the Stour, near Sudbury, by Algernon Newton A.R.A., Mr Newton is one of our foremost landscapists and is particularly skilled in portraying cloud and sunshine effects'.We are grateful to Nicholas Newton for compiling this catalogue entry.