Monday, November 23, 2009

Benjamin Williams Leader - Bettws-y-Coed paintings

[Stepping Stones, Bettws-y-Coed]
signed B. W. Leader / 1862 l.l.
oil on canvas
21 x 29.5"
[On the Llugwy, near Betws-y-Coed, Summer]
oil on board
16 x 24"

Stepping Stones, Bettws-y-Coed
Price Realized £8,750
The bright prismatic colours and great attention to detail characterise Stepping Stones, Bettws-y-Coed which was painted in the same year as A Fisherman's Haunt (The Lord Lloyd Webber Collection). The artist revisited the subject the following year on a larger scale (Manchester City Art Gallery no.1934.407)

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