Description

    Charles Napier Hemy (British, 1841-1917)
    In the track of the trawlers, 1896
    Oil on canvas
    36 x 54 inches (91.4 x 137.2 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: C. Napier Hemy / 1896; titled, signed, inscribed and dated on the reverse: In the Track of the Trawlers / C. Napier Hemy / Churchfield / Falmouth / 1896
    Inscribed by the artist on the stretcher: Liverpool 1896


    PROVENANCE:
    Thomas Agnew & Sons, London;
    Christie's, New York, February 13, 1981, lot 197;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above .

    The present lot may possibly be the picture Hemy exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1903, In the track of the trawlers, no. 845.


    Condition Report*:

    Original canvas. Under UV light there may be areas of old restoration in the sky, however it is difficult to tell. There are three small spots of inpaint near bottom edge. The painting is quite dry, there is extensive fine craquelure with a few areas of lifting. Central vertical stretcher bar mark. Canvas is a little slack. Framed Dimensions 42.25 X 61 X 4 Inches

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