The unsigned painting indistinctly titled 'The Cider Gatherers'.

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Peter Newcombe’s suggestion of James Bateman is a good one – we attributed this lovely picture (above) to James Bateman 20 years ago when we sold it to the current owner, after we bought it from John Robertson, and I still can’t think of a better name to put on it.

Rupert Maas

Maas Gallery

Read the original letter in ATG No 2519