DESCRIPTION: For sale - a beautiful framed watercolour by Harry Becker. Cottage is a rare watercolour depicting a woman with basket, at the side gate of a large cottage. It is a beautiful scene with a pathway down a country lane and a timber framed house. The work is framed under glass, with gilt edged frame. Label verso is in German - H Becker, TITEL: Bauernhauschen, Original Aquarell, 06228. Recent Auction prices for Becker works have been £8000 (+22%) in 2020 and £10200 in 2019.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: UK
SIZE OF IMAGE: 9 x 14 cm (3.54 x 5.51 inches)
SIZE OF FRAME 21 x 27 cm (8.27 x 10.63 inches)
MEDIUM: Watercolour on paper
DATE: Early 20th century
PROVENANCE: Imported into UK by seller, via Friederichsen & Co, Hamburg. German MwSt and import costs paid. Previous provenance Alter Privatbesitz. Note: Becker had German parents, studied in Paris, Antwerp and Bushey (under Hubert von Herkomer).
CONDITION: Very good picture. Frame has aged. Label faded and legible.