Wednesday 22 November 2023

Lot 193

William Gershom Collingwood, British 1854-1932-  An Alpine landscape with two buildings; 

View More

Lot 193

William Gershom Collingwood, 
British 1854-1932- 
An Alpine landscape with two buildings; 

Price Realised: £262

Estimate: £200 - £300

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (31.2% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

Share this lot

Let your friends and family know about this lot

Lot 193

Description

William Gershom Collingwood, 
British 1854-1932- 

An Alpine landscape with two buildings; 

watercolour heightened with white on paper, signed with initials 'WGC' and indistinctly dated '1908[?]' (lower left), 17.5 x 25.4 cm. 

Provenance: 
Private Collection, UK. 

Note: 
Collingwood studied at Oxford under John Ruskin (1819-1900), whose influence on Collingwood's art and life was immense. Collingwood later moved to the Lake District, close to Ruskin's house at Coniston, and, from 1881, worked as Ruskin's assistant. He also had an academic career, serving as a Professor of Fine Art at University College, Reading, after Ruskin's death. 

Collingwood visited Switzerland on multiple occasions, having travelled with his father (also an artist) on sketching trips in his early years, and later accompanying Ruskin. The present work, with smoke rising from the chimney of a cabin perched on the hillside, almost certainly originates from one of these trips. 

Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

VAT
VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.
(ARR) - ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHT

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over €1,000 as follows:
0 to €50,000 - 4%, €50,000.01 to €200,000 - 3%
€200,000.01 to €350,000 - 1%,
€350,000.01 to €500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

Export of goods

Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain whether an export licence is required before bidding. Export licences are issued by Arts Council England and application forms can be obtained from its Export Licensing Unit. Details can be found on the ACE website www.artscouncil.org.uk or by phoning ACE on 020 7973 5188. The need for import licences varies from country to country and you should acquaint yourself with all relevant local requirements and provisions before bidding. The refusal of any such licences shall not permit the cancelling of any sale nor allow any delay in making full payment for the lot.

Own a similar item?

Receive alerts about similar lots

Continue Browsing

View More Lots View More Lots

LOT 194

George Fennell Robson, British 1788-1833-  Lake Geneva from Clarens-Montreux with views of...

Estimate: £400 - £600

LOT 195

Samuel Prout, OWS, British 1783-1852-  A View in Strasbourg;  pen, black ink, and watercolour...

Estimate: £200 - £300

LOT 196

Circle of Samuel Prout, OWS, British 1783-1852-  Four Urban Scenes: A market in a Continental...

Estimate: £200 - £300

LOT 197

William Ward, British 1829-1908-  Château and Cathedral at Nantes, after Joseph Mallord William...

Estimate: £300 - £400

LOT 198

William Wyld, RI, British 1806-1889-  A View of Dresden;  pencil and watercolour heightened with...

Estimate: £300 - £400

LOT 199

Hercules Brabazon Brabazon, British 1821-1906-  Carred House, Ragusa;  black chalk and...

Estimate: £300 - £500

LOT 200

British School, late 19th century-  View of the Grand Canal with the Basilica of Santa Maria...

Estimate: £150 - £200

LOT 201

Follower of Francesco Guardi, Italian 1712-1793-  View of Venice;  oil on canvas, indistinctly...

Estimate: £150 - £200

LOT 202

William Wyld, RI, British 1806-1889-  A View of Venice from the Riva degli Schiavoni;  oil on...

Estimate: £15000 - £25000

LOT 203

Karl Kaufmann, Austrian 1843-1905-  San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice;  oil on panel, signed in the...

Estimate: £250 - £300

LOT 204

Edith Lydia Procter, British, late 19th / early 20th century-  View of Santa Maria della Salute...

Estimate: £300 - £400

LOT 205

Francesco Citterio, Italian fl.c.1820-c.1830-  Milan Cathedral;  watercolour and bodycolour...

Estimate: £200 - £300

LOT 206

Sir Wyke Bayliss, PRBA, British 1835-1906-  Sketch of a church interior, Siena;  pencil and...

Estimate: £100 - £200

LOT 207

British School, late 19th century-  Sketch of a tomb in a church interior;  pencil and...

Estimate: £150 - £200

LOT 208

Frances Livesay, British act.1880-1914-  Bellagio, Lake Como;  pencil and watercolour on paper,...

Estimate: £200 - £300

LOT 209

Edmund Gustavus Müller, British 1816-1888-  A wooded river landscape at sunset with a fisherman...

Estimate: £200 - £300

Newsletter Signup

Keyword Alerts