*James Fitton (1899-1982) oil on board - 'The Beach Tent, Swanage' c.1933, 65cm x 76cm, in wooden frame, with original exhibition brochure: Crane Kalman Gallery Ltd London, 'A very English Painter' 16 November 2004-15 January 2005, and purchase invoice, together with an earlier related artist exhibition catalogue. Provenance: By descent from Douglas Shepherd (1922-1989), a designer and architect working on public houses for the brewery firm Ind Coope. He was heavily influenced by and was a serious collector of Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau, including leading designers and artists such as Charles Ashlee and Jessie M King. He assembled a large collection from the 1950s to 1970s. His book collection was subsequently sold through Sotherby’s and in 2013 his magnificent silver collection by Archibald Knox and others was sold through these rooms.
Sold for £16,000
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Auction: East Anglian, Fine Art & Antiques Sale, Wed, 28th Sep 2022
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