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Benjamin Williams Leader (1831-1923)
England
Amberly on the Arun, 1894
Oil on canvas
17 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (44.5 x 74.9 cm)
Gift of the Louis Belmont Family in memory of William Francis Halstrick, 1966.548

Signed lower right: "B. W. Leader. 1894"

Description:
Landscape with a river in the center of the composition. A boat floats down the river. A conical-shaped building and other edifices are seen on the far side of the river.

Provenance:

Until August 28, 1894:   Benjamin Williams Leader, England, sold to
     
August 28, 1894-?:   (Arthur Tooth & Sons, London)
     
    (M. Knoedler & Co. [1])
     
?-1966:   Mrs. Louis Belmont, Cincinnati, given to [2]
     
1966-present:   Cincinnati Art Museum


Notes:
[1] Label on the back of the painting.

[2] The painting may have been acquired by Louis Belmont [d. 1935], in which case the painting would have been in the Belmont collection before 1935.

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