Lot 300: Heriot (Caroline Isabel Robertine, 1869-1962). 'From my roof', circa 1905-10, oil on canvas, unsigned, 305 x 380mm (12 x 18ins), inscribed to verso of stretcher in old crayon Heriot, and with contemporary framer's label of James Bourlet & Sons Ltd, contemporary ebonised wood frame, with artist's handwritten label giving the title of the work, the artist's name and address 108 St. George's Square, S.W.1. Provenance: Private Collection, Bath, Wiltshire. Robertine Heriot was a pupil of Theodore Roussel (1847-1926) who produced landscapes and still lifes in oil and colour etching. Roussel painted a half-length portrait of her in 1912 (Bonhams, London 10 July 2012, lot 48). A similar scale painting of Buckingham Palace, dated 1907 was sold by Christie's, London, 26 November 1999, lot 90. The present work shows a view of the Thames along the Embankment, from the roof of the artist's home. (1)
Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015
Thursday, 16th July 2015
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