Montague Dawson

United Kingdom (18951973 ) - Artworks Wikipedia® - Montague Dawson
DAWSON Montague Flying Spume - The  
Adelaide

Bonhams /Apr 15, 2015
75,901.31 - 101,201.75
170,142.50

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Montague Dawson - Yeoman And Lalage - Six Metre Yachts Off Isle Of Wight

Montague Dawson - Yeoman And Lalage - Six Metre Yachts Off Isle Of Wight

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Lot number: 20
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George Nicholson Joining in 1961 as a non-executive Director of the famous firm of Camper & Nicholson, George, second son of the great designer Charles Nicholson, has yachting in his blood which has informed the greater part of his active career. Although technically retired, George remains an enthusiastic yachtsman and avid yachting historian as this substantial library and collection attest. When not afloat, George and his wife divide their time between properties in Switzerland and the South of France and, as these have become too large for their present needs, he has decided to part with a library he has spent many years amassing. A huge range of volumes, each with a bookplate, offer the serious researcher and unrivalled opportunity to add to (or create) significant libraries of their own. George became a fan of the contemporary French painter Guy L'Hostis over twenty years ago and, as a keen and critical observer, judges him "the best technical artist alive today" - less photographic than some, L'Hostis's genius is his ability to capture the spirit of a moment with accuracy and a "period" feel - undoubtedly helped by reference to the Beken of Cowes photographs of the period, he needs no more than a light touch of his brush to achieve what others strive for without success. The selection offered here represent private commissions undertaken to represent the greatest of the Camper & Nicholson yachts largely built in the great days of the J-Class and designed by his father, Charles Nicholson. � MONTAGUE DAWSON (BRITISH, 1895-1973) Yeoman and Lalage - six metre yachts off Isle of Wight Signed 'Montague Dawson' (lower left) Oil on canvas 24 x 36in. (61 x 91.5cm.) Provenance: Sotheby's, May 11th 1994, lot 240.
Montague Dawson - Clipper Ship

Montague Dawson - Clipper Ship

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Lot number: 48
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MONTAGUE J. DAWSON (British, 1890-1973) clipper ship sgn. l.l. Montague Dawson , o/c, 30.5 by 34.5 in., gilt frame This painting was bequeathed to the current owner by her sister, Mrs. Dewhurst of Winchester, MA, who acquired the painting in 1980 as a gift in recognition of her friendship and many years of service as personal secretary to Mrs. Gring, of Cambridge, MA, the original owner of the painting.
Montague Dawson - Chrysolite & Havannah: The Homeward Race

Montague Dawson - Chrysolite & Havannah: The Homeward Race

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Lot number: 152
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Lot 152: Montague J. Dawson (British, 1895-1973) Description: "Chrysolite" & "Havannah": The Homeward Race Oil on canvas Early-Mid 20th c. Signed bottom left: Montague Dawson Cleaned and relined. Provenance: Purchased from Sotheby's, Oct. 24, 1996, Lot 428 24" H x 36" W, frame: 31" H x 43" W
Montague Dawson - Flying Spume - The  
Adelaide

Montague Dawson - Flying Spume - The Adelaide

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Lot number: 84
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Montague Dawson (British, 1890-1973) Flying Spume - the Adelaide signed 'Montague. Dawson.' (lower left), inscribed on the overlap on the reverse '"THE FLYING SPUME"/ THE "ADELAIDE"/ BUILT ABOUT 1862/ SAILED FROM NEW YORK TO LIVERPOOL IN 12 DAYS' oil on canvas 76.2 x 101.6cm (30 x 40in). Footnotes Provenance commissioned through Frost and Reed by Robert Alexander, 1951, $910. thence by family descent. Robert Alexander was born in New York City in 1908 to an immigrant family. He served as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy during the Second World War and spent time aboard the USS Wisconsin. Later, he recounted being on deck, longing to own a painting of a sailing ship battling the boisterous sea, imagining that it might even be one by Montague Dawson whose work he greatly admired. Dr. Alexander returned to his civilian life as a dentist and father of four. In 1950 he wrote to Montague Dawson to commission a painting... K. Whallop, director of Frost and Reed wrote to Dr. Alexander on the 17th January 1951 - 'Dear Dr. Alexander, I am delighted to be able to tell you that Mr. Dawson has now completed the most marvellous picture for you, I am sure you will be delighted with it as he has the spirit of the atmosphere portrayed in your letter'. Dr. Alexander wrote to Dawson again on the 20th March 1951 - 'Dear Sir (sic) Montague : The big, silent crate with all its neat lettering stood for several hours in our entrance hall before I had courage enough to assault it with hammer and screwdriver. Opening it proved more nerve wracking than I ever imagined possible. For fifteen years I have sung loudly in praise of Dawson and availed myself of every chance to see your paintings, always hoping for a day when I would own one. Now it was here; it was home at last. But perchance it was not THE one. Painful moments indeed ! But it is THE Dawson painting. The one I wanted. The most magnificent of them all. The one I composed and saw and felt while on the battleship Wisconsin. It has all the power and beauty ... I saw many times. Perhaps it will please you to know that my four children aged 9 to 13 were as thrilled as their father and even though they knew the Dawson purchase ruled out the acquisition of a television set.' Dr. Alexander was a life-long sailor and sailing ship enthusiast. Dawson's painting occupied the focal point of the Alexander home, above the mantel in the spacious living room. When the Alexanders moved to Carmel, California, "The Flying Spume" went with them, and, still Robert's favorite, enhanced his bedroom until his death at the age of 104 in 2012.
Montague Dawson - Of The Battle Of Trafalgar

Montague Dawson - Of The Battle Of Trafalgar

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Lot number: 736
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A signed print by Montague Dawson of the battle of Trafalgar - print size Widh 95cm x 73cm * The description of the above lot by the auctioneer in the language of the auction is the governing description. Any translation using Google translate is a guide only - its accuracy cannot be guaranteed and it is used at your own risk.
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