Lot 229: Apperley (George Owen Wynne, 1884-1960)



2015-07-08 11:51:43

Lot 229: Apperley (George Owen Wynne, 1884-1960). Panoramic summer landscape in Granada, Spain, 1924, watercolour on thick paper, laid down on card, signed and dated lower left, image size 35.5 x 53.5cm (14 x 21ins), sheet size 38 x 56cm (15 x 22ins). George Owen Wynne Apperley (1884-1960) was born in Ventnor on the Isle of Wight and moved to Granada in 1917, where, inspired by the city and surrounding landscape he painted many scenes. He first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1904, and was the only British artist to be awarded the Encomienda de Alfonso X El Sabio (the Order of Alfonso the Wise) by the Spanish government during his lifetime, among other honours. (1) Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015 Thursday, 16th July 2015 Estimate: £300-500
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