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British School, 19th/20th Century Battersea Bridge Road at Night

Auction:
3001T
Lot:
1203
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Discovery - 3001T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 06, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

British School, 19th/20th Century

Battersea Bridge Road at Night
. Possible monogram l.l., inscribed "By J.M. Smith/A Ba...sea Bridge Road/Exhibited at the Royal Academy/NW London 1916" and "Property of/Trustees of/Juliet P. Morgan" on the frame backing paper. Oil on artist board, 10 5/8 x 10 5/8 in., framed. Condition: Fine craquelure, surface grime.

N.B. The above referenced inscription may refer to Juliet Pierpont Morgan (b. 1816), who was Mrs. Junius Spencer Morgan, the mother of J.P. Morgan Sr. (1837-1913). No specific biographical references were found for the artist J.M. Smith, and the Royal Academy, London, did not have a record for this work being exhibited in 1916.

The property of Carol J. Ferranti
Estimate $400-600

With framer's notes on the back of the board, including the name "J.J. Morgan."


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Keywords

Juliet P. Morgan, Juliet Pierpont Morgan, Carol J. Ferranti, J.M. Smith, London, Battersea, Finance, Financial services, J. P. Morgan, Junius Spencer Morgan, Junius Spencer Morgan II, Money, Morgan, Morgan family

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