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We Have this picture and wonder if you can tell us whom the

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We Have this picture and wonder if you can tell us whom the artist is.

The date showing in the bottom left corner is 1878 the name looks like ladder loddon

Or something.the picture is a watercolour seascape of a naval gunboat.

We could send a photo if it would help.

Not very helpful sorry!
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appraisals
Expert:  Tim in Appraisals replied 3 years ago.

Tim in Appraisals :

Good day, my name isXXXXX am a Certified Antiques, and Collectibles Appraiser specializing in Fine Art and Decorative Art. Thank you for your question, I am happy to help. Please send photos, one of the whole work and a close up of the signature. There are two ways to send them: The first is to use the paperclip icon on the tool bar, please follow the steps. The other is to send them by email [email protected] attention Tim in Antiques Appraisals. Do not send more than two images per email. I look forward to your response. Cheers Tim

Customer: Two pictures will follow by email
Tim in Appraisals :

Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX just arrived. I will work on this today for you. I see that the glass is broken, is there any damage to the surface of the painting?

Tim in Appraisals :

Good evening, you have what appears to be an original watercolor by:


CAPTAIN CHARLES ARTHUR LODDER, R.N. (C.1840-1885)
Tim in Appraisals :

It took a while to track him down but I am confident we have a match. He was a watercolorist who specialized in ships, fishermen and coasts. His watercolors have sold at Bonham's and Christies for £850, £1,000, & £1,600. Yours needs to be matted and framed to protect it and for it to realize it's full potential. As an artist there is very little bio on him. The Royal Navy should have more information if you wish to pursue it. He understood what it was like to be on a sailing ship in a storm, and he captured the motion and the drama so very well. You have a lovely painting. Thank you for the question, if you require any further assistance please ask. Cheers Tim

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Expert:  Tim in Appraisals replied 3 years ago.
Jon, please review my answer to your question. All the best Tim

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