DAWSON DAWSON-WATSON (British/American, 1864-1939)
    Texas Cacti
    Oil on canvas
    21 x 16-1/4 inches (53.3 x 41.3 cm)
    Signed and dated (indistinctly) lower right: Dawson-Watson

    The vivid colors and painterly brushwork found in Texas Cacti are classic elements of Dawson Dawson-Watson's signature impressionistic style. He is among the most sought after early Texas artists to work in this style. It is an exceptionally beautiful example of Texas Impressionism.

    Dawson-Watson was born in London, England, in 1864. Before coming to this country in 1893, he had exhibited at the Royal Academy, London, Paris Salon, Exposition Universelle, Paris, Royal Cambrian Academy, and the Royal Canadian Academy. He showed at most of the exhibitions of importance in the United States. He is represented in many museums, libraries, and private collections, both here and abroad.

    Condition Report*:

    Presents well overall. Original canvas. Stretcher creases with associated light craquelure on the top and left edges. Craquelure throughout sky region. Stable paint layer. UV examination revealed no apparent restoration. Framed Dimensions 25.5 X 20.5 Inches

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    May, 2013
    11th Saturday
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