Lot 196
  • 196

MAGNIFICENT VIEW OF THE PEARL RIVER OFF HONAM ISLAND, CANTON QING DYNASTY, CIRCA 1840

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 USD
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Description

Chinese School, oil on canvas; a well-painted expansive view from the south side of the Pearl River, where the European factories were located, the calm waters bustling with junks, sampans and 'flower boats', towards Honam Island, the shore dotted with warehouses and distinctive landmarks including the Dutch Folly and Red Fort, framed
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