The Homeward Journey

William J. Webbe (1830-1904[?])

Signed and dated 1869, inscribed on reverse 'The Homeward Journey/W.J. Webbe/Purchased from the Exhibition of the Society of British Artists/ Suffolk St/ Pall Mall' further inscribed 'N. Pearce'

Oil on panel

13.5 x 9.75 inches

Provenance: C. Lucas Esq.

Like his friend and neighbour, William Gale, with whom he travelled to the Middle East in 1862, Webbe painted on panels with a luminous palette in a Pre-Raphaelite manner. He was trained in Dusseldorf

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