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WATERCOLORS-

 

Hyde Park, London, England - - 1900, Watercolor.

Signed HL in pencil, lower right. Signed, dated and titled in pencil, in the bottom left margin.

Image size 9 1/2 x 13 3/8 inches (241 x 340 mm); sheet size 10 x 14 1/4 inches (254 x 362 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, with fresh colors, on buff wove drawing paper, with margins (1/4 to 1/2 inch). A professionally repaired tear (not visible recto) in the lower left sheet edge, extending 1/2 inch into the image, otherwise in excellent condition. In the original gallery mat.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

$3000.


The Cockle Gatherers, Exmouth, England - - 1904, Watercolor.

Signed and titled in pencil, lower right. Titled in pencil Cockle Gathers, Exmouth, Devon, Eng., verso.

Image size 9 3/8 x 13 3/8 inches (238 x 340 mm); sheet size 10 x 14 inches (254 x 356 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, with fresh colors, on cream watercolor paper; with 1/4 inch margins, in excellent condition. In the original gallery mat.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

SOLD


St. Ives, Cornwall, England - - 1904, Watercolor.

Signed and titled St. Ives, lower right.

Image size 10 x 14 inches (254 x 356 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, with fresh colors, on cream watercolor paper; the image extending to the sheet edges, in excellent condition. In the original gallery mat.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

$2800.


St. Ives Harbor, Cornwall, England - - 1905, Watercolor.

Signed and titled in ink, lower right.

Image size 10 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches (260 x 362 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, with fresh colors, the image extending to the sheet edges; in excellent condition. In the original gallery mat.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

$2800.


Farmhouse, Devonshire, England - - 1906, Watercolor.

Signed in watercolor, lower left. Titled in pencil, verso.

Image size 9 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches (238 x 343 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, with strong, fresh colors, on off-white watercolor paper; the image extending to the sheet edges, in excellent condition. In the original gallery mat.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

$2800.


St. Astruell, England - - 1910, Watercolor.

Signed in pencil, lower right.

Image size 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches (241 x 343 mm); sheet size 10 1/8 x 14 1/4 inches (257 x 362 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, with fresh colors, on cream wove paper; with margins (1/4 to 3/8 inch), in excellent condition. In the original gallery mat.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

$2600.


Exe River and Landscape, Devon, England - - 1910, Watercolor.

Signed HL in pencil, lower right.

Image size 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches (241 x 343 mm); sheet size 10 x 14 1/4 inches (254 x 362 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, with fresh colors, on off-white watercolor paper; with margins (1/4 to 3/8 inch), in excellent condition. In the original gallery mat.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

$2600.


Haystacks, Exmouth - Devon, England- - 1911, Watercolor.

Signed in pencil, lower right. Initialed in pencil, lower left.

Image size 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches (241 x 343 mm); sheet size 10 1/8 x 14 3/8 inches (257 x 365 mm).

A fine, spontaneous work, on cream wove watercolor paper, with margins (1/4 to 1/2 inch). Hinge tape remains on the top sheet edge, well away from the image; otherwise in excellent condition. In the original gallery mat.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

SOLD


River Exe, Exmouth, England- - 1913, Watercolor.

Signed, dated and titled in ink, lower left.

Image size 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches (241 x 343 mm); sheet size 10 3/4 x 14 7/8 inches (273 x 378 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, with fresh colors, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1/4 to 3/4 inch); rippling along the bottom sheet edge, not affecting image; otherwise in excellent condition. In the original gallery mat.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

$2800.


Woodstock, New York - - 1922, Watercolor and Pencil.

Signed HL and dated in pencil, lower right. Titled and dated in pencil, verso.

Image size 11 x 15 inches (279 x 381 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, with fresh colors, on cream wove drawing paper, the image extending to the sheet edges. Minor creasing at the sheet edges, a 1/4 inch repaired tear in the bottom left sheet edge, otherwise in excellent condition.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

$3400.


Corinthian Yacht Club, Marblehead, Mass. - - c. 1925, Watercolor.

Signed in pencil, lower right. Titled in pencil, verso.

Image size 15 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches (387 x 540 mm).

A fine, spontaneous watercolor, with fresh, undiminished colors, on off-white watercolor paper, with the artist's original tack holes in the sheet edges and corners (not visible within the mat opening), in very good condition.

Matted to museum standards, unframed.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

$1700.

Marblehead, MA, Sea Coast, Seascape, Corinthian Yacht Club

Water Fall, Bronx River - - c1938, Watercolor.

Signed HL in pencil, lower right..

Image size 11 x 15 inches (279 x 381 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, with fresh colors, on cream wovewatercolor paper, with the image extending to the sheet edges; the artist’s original tack holes in the four sheet corners, otherwise in excellent condition. In the original gallery mat.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

SOLD


 

INK & GRAPHITE

 

Gloucester, Mass. - - 1914, Pencil and Ink.

Signed HL in pencil, lower right.

Image size 6 x 10 7/8 inches (152 x 276 mm).

A fine spontaneous work, on tan wove paper, with the image extending to the sheet edges, in excellent condition.

Provenance: Estate of Leonard Clayton, gallery owner representing Lever and supporter of the artist in his later years.

$550.

GLOUCESTER, MASS, DOCK, BOAT, LANDSCAPE

 

ETCHINGS-

 

Flying Sails - - c.1908, Etching.

Edition 25. Signed in pencil.

Image size 4 7/16 x 6 inches (113 x 152 mm); sheet size 5 3/16 x 6 7/8 inches (132 x 175 mm).

A fine impression, on buff wove paper, with margins (3/16 to 1/2 inch), in excellent condition.

Ex. collection Clayton-Liberatore Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York.

$450.

Sailboats, Harbor, Lighthouse

Mevigassey, Cornwall, England- - c.1908, Etching.

Edition 25. Signed in pencil; titled, verso. Signed in the plate, lower left.

Image size 10 x 11 7/8 inches (254 x 302 mm); sheet size 11 1/4 x 15 inches (286 x 381 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (5/8 to 1 5/8 inch), in excellent condition.

Ex. collection Kennedy Galleries.

$450.

Boats, Harbor, Cornwall England

The Race - - c.1908, Etching.

Edition not stated. Signed in pencil. Initialed in the plate, lower left.

Image size 7 15/16 x 9 7/8 inches (202 x 251 mm); sheet size 8 15/16 x 10 5/8 inches (227 x 270 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with margins (3/8 to 5/8 inch), in excellent condition.

Ex. collection Kennedy Galleries.

$350.

Yacht Race, Sailboats

Concarneau- - 1926, Drypoint.

Edition 5. Signed and dated in pencil. Titled and annotated Edition 5 and Plate #44 in pencil, verso.

Image size 7 x 9 3/4 inches (178 x 248 mm); sheet size 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches (197 x 267 mm).

A fine impression, on buff/grey wove paper, with margins (1/4 to 1/2 inch), in excellent condition.

Provenance: Clayton-Liberatore Art Gallery, with the gallery collection stamp verso.

$450.

Harbor, Fishing Boats, Concarneau, France

Gloucester, Mass.- - c.1926, Etching and Sepia Ink.

Edition artist's proof. Signed and annotated Sketch for altering plate in pencil.

Image size 4 7/16 x 5 15/16 inches (113 x 150 mm); sheet size 5 5/8 x 7 3/8 inches (143 x 187 mm).

A fine impression, with extensive additions in sepia ink by the artist, on buff wove paper, with margins (5/8 to 3/4 inch), in excellent condition.

Ex. collection Clayton-Liberatore Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York.

$550.

Gloucester Harbor, Fishing Boats, Sailboats

Gloucester from East Gloucester- - c.1926, Etching.

Edition 10. Signed and titled in pencil. Initialed in the plate, lower right.

Image size 7 x 9 3/4 inches (178 x 248 mm); sheet size 8 5/8 x 11 3/4 inches (219 x 298 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with margins (5/8 to 1 inch), in excellent condition.

Ex. collection Clayton-Liberatore Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York.

$550.

Gloucester Harbor, Fishing Boats, Sailboats

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