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    Dawson Dawson-Watson (British/American, 1864-1939)
    South Texas, 1918
    Oil on canvas
    12-3/4 x 16-1/4 inches (32.4 x 41.3 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: Dawson-Watson / 18

    English immigrant, Dawson Dawson-Watson began living part-time in San Antonio, Texas in 1917 after teaching art in New York and Missouri for over a decade. Dawson-Watson officially settled in San Antonio in 1926 in order to compete in the Texas Wildflower Exhibition where he won the first national prize. He would continue to exhibit successfully in the North America as he previously did in Europe -- gathering accolades from the Royal Academy in London, 1886 and the Paris Salon, 1888 to the Southern Arts League, 1931 and Mississippi Art Association, 1930. However, it is his impressionist landscapes, particularly of Texas, that Dawson Dawson-Watson truly realized his art. With an atmospheric tone and colorful palette, these hazy renderings of nature soften the saturated colors innate in landscapes of West Texas and the Texas Hill Country.


    Condition Report*: Canvas is framed under glass; paint loss to the extreme edges of the canvas, most likely frame-wear; one small speck of paint-loss to the center right of the canvas; there do not appear to be any signs of in-paint upon UV inspection; overall, the work appears to present well.
    Framed Dimensions 17.25 X 21.25 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2020
    26th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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