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William John Caparne (1855-1940)

Auctions: Caparne Lots - Channel Islands Auctions, Guernsey - 23 March 2013

Lot 131

A calm day off the South Coast of Guernsey
Watercolour, signed verso
30 x 51in (76 x 172cm).
Estimate: 5,000 - 6,000 GBP

Watercolour, A calm day off the South Coast of Guernsey, by W J Caparne
Lot 132

Bridge over a mountain pass
Watercolour, signed
11 x 16in (28 x 41cm).
Estimate: 300 - 400 GBP

Bridge over a mountain pass, watercolour, by W J Caparne
Lot 133

A stream beneath a bridge
Watercolour, signed W.J.Caparn and dated 1878*
14.25 x 21.25in (37 x 54.5cm).
Estimate: 300 - 500 GBP

* This very early watercolour by William John Caparne was painted whilst he was Art Master at Oundle College. It was only later, when he moved to live and paint in Guernsey in 1896 the letter `e` was added to the end of his surname.

Dartmoor Landscape, watercolour, by W J Caparne

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