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    DAWSON DAWSON-WATSON (British/American, 1864-1939)
    Western Landscape, 1934
    Oil on canvas laid on board
    16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Dawson-Watson / 34

    Born in London, Dawson Dawson-Watson studied in England and Paris and lived in Giverny from 1884 to 1890. He came to the United States in 1893, painted in New England until 1897, and then began teaching in Hartford, Connecticut. Dawson-Watson also taught in Woodstock, New York, and St. Louis, Missouri. He began living part-time in San Antonio in 1917 before moving there permanently in 1926 to enter the Texas Wildflower Exhibition. Dawson-Watson received the exhibition's first $5,000 national prize and became hors de concours (disallowed from further competition) for the remaining San Antonio Competitives. This painting exemplifies his signature images and the quality of his work before his skills began to deteriorate in the late 1930s.



    Condition Report*: Minor frame abbrasion along right edge; board exposed at top left edge; otherwise this lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age. Framed to an overall size of 21.5 x 25.5 in.
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    15th Saturday
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