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Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 64

William Linnell, Goat Herds in the Apennines, O/C

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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$100 $25
$500 $50
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$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


William Linnell (British, 1826-1906), Goat Herds in the Apennines, Oil on Canvas, 1864, signed, inscribed 'Rome', and dated 1864 lower left, depicting figures with goat herd in a mountainous landscape, with 'Kurt E. Schon, Ltd.' and 'Gridley & Palmer, Liverpool' gallery labels on verso, in a giltwood frame, Frame size: 41 in. 60 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's London, 12 June 2003, lot 273; Kurt E. Schon, Ltd., New Orleans. Exhibited: Odessa, Texas, Ellen Noel Museum of Art, Where Will You Travel Next?- Destinations in Paintings, November 2012-February 2013; Albany, NY, Albany Museum of Art, January- April2014; Allentown, PA, Allentown Museum of the Lehigh Valley, June-September 2014; Scranton, PA, Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science& Art, Febrary-June2015; Lakeland, FL, Polk Museum of Art, July-December 2015. Literature: James Allen Scott, Where Will You Travel Next?- Destinations in Paintings, 2011, p. 38, illustrated.

William Linnell was a British painter of rustic pastoral scenes. Today his work can be found in the collections of multiple galleries and museums in the United Kingdom, as well as in private collections.

Measurements: Height: by sight 52 1/2 in. x Width: 44 1/2 in.


Overall good condition, craquelure, crack in paint. In upper left quadrant in sky above mountain, small scattered areas of inpainting, particularly along edges, relined, cracks and small losses to frame.

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