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Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 110

Raymond C. Booth, Landscape with Birds, 1976, O/B

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property of a Okatie, SC Estate


Raymond C. Booth (British, 1929-2015), Landscape with Birds, 1976, Oil on Board, signed and dated lower right, showing three birds sitting in pine branches, label on back reading '"Blue-Tits" Painted in Leeds, England July 1976 RC Booth,' in a giltwood frame, frame size 19 7/8 in. x 16 1/2 in.

Raymond Charles Booth was a botanical artist lauded for his oil paintings of plants and animals. Booth studied at the Leeds College of Art and lived most of his life in Leeds. He exhibited widely in his lifetime, including at the Fine Art Society. He was reclusive, working entirely from a home studio where he cultivated many of the plant specimens he painted. His work can be found in the Shirley Sherwood Gallery at Kew; The Fitzwilliam Museum (Cambridge) and Leeds Art Gallery; The Ulster Museum (Belfast) and the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation (Pittsburgh) and in private collections. (Chris Beetles Gallery)

Measurements: Height: by sight 10 1/4 in. x Width: 6 3/4 in.


Good condition, some chips to back of frame.

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