Charles Bentley O.W.S. (1806-1854) - Coastal scene with shipping

Charles Bentley O.W.S. (1806-1854) - Coastal scene with shipping
Aquarelle, Pastel - Signé(e) - 1835-1850

I am offering for auction a superb 19th century watercolour and pencil with scratching out of a coastal scene with shipping, by celebrated artist Charles Bentley, 1806-1854. Signed C Bentley bottom right.

Auction prices for similar works to £8,000.

Condition. In good order. Please view all images for condition. Later frame has some wear. Ready to hang.

Provenance: With David Messum Fine Art, London.

A marine artist who was apprenticed to the engraver Theodore Fielding. He started engraving on his own behalf on the termination of his apprenticeship in 1827, & for some years combined engraving with watercolour painting. He was elected Associate member of the Old Watercolour Society in 1834 & a full member of the Old Watercolour Society in 1843. Examples are in the British museum; Victoria & Albert Museum & elsewhere. Lifelong friend of William Callow. Charles Bentley died of Cholera in 1854 leaving a widow.

Postage via DPD, UPS or Parcel force depending on country.

Please note. Frames and glass are delicate and can occassionally take a knock in the post. I wrap paintings very well but you bid on this lot with the understanding that you accept this small risk when bidding.

Informations du lot
Charles Bentley O.W.S. (1806-1854)
Titre de l'œuvre d'art
Coastal scene with shipping
Aquarelle, Pastel
En bon état
Vente avec cadre
3 kg
Taille de l’image
14.5×10.6 cm
Dimensions totales
36×32×2 cm
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