• Boats in a Harbour at Low Tide -
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    Signed on wall centre right: JM Ince/1847

    Watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour and scratching out

    203 x 343 mm., 8 x 13 ½ in.

     

    Ince came to London in 1826 after several years as a pupil of Cox in Hereford.  He exhibited at the Royal Academy and elsewhere. From the mid 1830s until his death he lived back in Presteigne in central Wales. He specialised in small scale landscapes and coastal scenes.

  • Peckwater Quad at Sunset, Christ Church, Oxford -
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    signed lower right: JM Ince/1836

    watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic

    28.2 by 19.9cm., 11 by 7 3/4 inches

     

    This is a view taken from Canterbury Gate looking west towards Peckwater Quad with Christ Church Library to the left. Peckwater quad which was designed by Henry Aldrich (1648-1710) was built between 1706 and 1714 and Canterbury Gate was erected to JamesWyatt?s design in 1778, replacing the original medieval gate

  • The Ante-Chapel of King?s College Chapel, Cambridge -
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    signed lower left: JM Ince 1840

    watercolour over pencil heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic

    26.8 by 21cm., 10 ? by 8 ? inches

     

    The ante-chapel is part of the main chapel of King?s College but is divided off from the chancel by the choir screen. The construction of the chapel began in 1446 and was finally completed in 1515 ? the ante-chapel was one of the last areas to be completed. Two views by Ince in oil of King?s College Chapel dated 1845, are at Anglesey Abbey.

  • The Radcliffe Camera, St. Mary’s Church and Brasenose College, Oxford -
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    Signed lower left: J.M. Ince 1833

    Watercolour over traces of pencil heightened with bodycolour

    270 x 200 mm., 10 ½ x 7 ¾ in.

     

    Provenance

    With Thos Agnew & Sons (no.31950)

     

    Ince was born in the Welsh borders and was a pupil of David Cox in Hereford from 1823 until 1826 when he went to London and began to exhibit at the Royal Academy. By 1832 he was living in Cambridge working as an architectural draughtsman but returned to Presteigne in the mid 1830s where he remained for the rest of his life.

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