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William John Caparne (1855-1940)

Auctions: Caparne Lots - Channel Islands Auctions, Guernsey - 2 June 2012

     
Lot 236

Saigne Bay, Sark
Watercolour, signed
7 x 10.5in (18 x 26.5cm).
Estimate: 400-500 GBP

This watercolour has an interesting history and provenance. This painting was bought from Caparne's sister during World War II in 1942, by a German Soldier, Sergeant Hugo Sach. It was taken back to Germany with him. After the War, Hugo Sach returned the painting to a Guernsey resident. It then travelled to America, and later was returned to Guernsey once again.

Watercolour, Saigne Bay, Sark, by W J Caparne
     
Lot 237

West Coast, Guernsey
Watercolour, signed with initials
7 x 10in (18 x 25.5cm).
Estimate: 150 - 200 GBP

West Coast, Guernsey West Coast, watercolour, by W J Caparne
     

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