David Bates1840 - 1921
In the Valley of the KennetStock code: S4562
ONE OF A PAIR
Signed & Dated ‘09; Inscribed verso
Oil on Canvas
18 x 24 ins / 45.7 x 61 cm
Price category: C: £10,000 - £15,000
Bates's paintings show the influence of Benjamin Williams Leader (1831-1923). His works achieved much recognition - Lord Leighton (the then President of theRoyal Academy) purchased a snow scene of Hollymount Woods. His paintings,which are usually inscribed with a title on the reverse, are much sought after bycollectors today.
Exhibited : Royal Academy (1863-1893); Royal Society of British Artists; Grafton Gallery; New Watercolour Society
Museums: Liverpool Museum - 'Interior of a Welsh Cottage'