Lot 314
  • 314

John Cleveley, The Younger

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Description

  • John Cleveley, The Younger
  • Whaling off the coast
  • Pen and black ink with watercolour over traces of pencil, on laid paper, original wash-line mount;
    signed in black ink, lower left: Jno [sic] Cleveley 

Provenance

By descent in the artist's family

Condition

The pigments in this watercolour have faded somewhat. The paper has discoloured and there are occasional small repaired foxmarks. There is minor surface dirt throughout and the sheet has been laid down onto its original wash-line mount.
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