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An original watercolor painting
believed to be C.G. Lane 1881
 

 
An original watercolor painting
"Lake of Constance"
Photo not actual size. The above photo appears darker than original as watercolors are difficult to photograph.
 
 This is a Turner like water color of a lake view expertly executed work with great delicacy
 
 
There is a very feint signature that seems to say " C.G. Lane" and date "81" on the lower right hand corner. It was only visible in enhanced photographs
 
 
     C.G. Lane was a well known and accomplished watercolorist as well as quite a famous cricketer!  
 
 
    The label on the back of the frame it came with said (copy) "of a painting by JMW Turner of the Lake of Constance, C G Lane...Gaddesden." This inscription may have been done at a later date, as the painting
appears very similar to a work by Ruskin in a private collection.
 
        It was painted on a thin smooth wove texture paper while mounted on a board. Paint exceeds edges of paper to the board. Board has been removed for preservation of painting . Painting is 9 1/4 by 12 3/4 inches.
"Lake of Constance"
Original watercolor by C.G. LANE 1881 $240
Only this one is available to the first buyer.
US shipping is $21 by Priority Mail - overseas inquire

Includes Insurance. Signature required upon delivery.

 
 
Above photo is without cropping or mat. Not actual size - appears slightly lighter than original.
The painting has been restored but still has some signs of age.
There are a few faint spots and there is a small hole repaired , and some of the margins have minor tears
It is shipped un matted,but is accompanied with the original backing - the back of the framing material with CG Lane named as artist and the original aged and stained mat for archiving.
 
 
Signature: C.G. Lane 81 - enhanced photo
There is also a note on the back of the original framing material. with C.G. Lane as painter
what remains is "...py of a watercolor by J.M.W Turner...View of Lake of Constance. C G Lane,
.Gaddesden."
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
lease read this listing carefully as there are no returns on this item
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Great Thanks for information from Mathew Imms & Ian Warrel at the Tate Gallery , London.
 
for more information on C.G. Lane see :H.L. Mallalieu, The Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists up to 1920, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge 2002, vol.I, p.352: