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    GEORGE LAWRENCE BULLEID (British 1858-1933)
    A Columbarium, 1898
    Watercolor on paper
    12in. x 18.75in. sight
    Signed and dated lower right: Lawrence Bulleid/ MDCCCXCVIII ARWS
    Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours label on verso inscribed: A Columbarium/ G. Lawrence Bulleid/ 57 Combe Park/ BathJames Connell & Sons est 1862/ Fine Art Dealers & Publishers/ Glasgow label on verso
    This painting retains its original frame with verso label inscribed: J.R. Harnall & Son/ Carvers, Gilders, & Picture Framers/ London
    Provenance: James Connell & Sons Fine Art, Glasgow; [Phillips, London, November 5, 2001, lot 99]; private collection, Middlesex, England
    Exhibited: The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours
    George Lawrence Bulleid was born in Glastonbury, England, the son of a solicitor. He began his career following in his father's profession but later attended the West London School of Art and subsequently studied at Heatherley's. By 1889 Bulleid was elected an associate of the Royal Watercolour Society, and often signed his works with the initials ARWS after his name. He was an active member of the society and exhibited over a 100 works there. Bulleid moved to Bath in 1890, and he spent the rest of his life there painting Greco-Roman scenes and floral pictures. Bulleid's celebrated paintings were of classical themes consisting of two or three figures -- images imbued with graceful tranquility and painted in the spirit of Alma-Tadema. Bulleid was close friends with Godward and Ryland.


    Condition Report*: Condition: small triangular area of discoloration lower right, .25in. band of discoloration along the bottom edge, but otherwise appears to be in very good condition.
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2004
    30th-31st Saturday-Sunday
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