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Lot 47
  • 47

Clare, John--Berry, G.B.

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
Sold
8,750 GBP
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Description

  • Portrait of Clare, quarter-length
pen and ink, signed by the poet, 180 x 240 mm, c.1863, mounted on card, with a note affixed to the base of the mount ("Pen and ink portrait of John Clare. sketched about six months before his death by a Maniac an inmate of the Asylum." and beneath, in a different hand, "G.B. Berry of Bristol Artist"), spotting, some staining, restored tear  
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