Lot 25
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AUGUSTINE WALKER OF RYE, EAST SUSSEX, ACTIVE THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY | Maritime Diorama

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Description

  • Maritime Diorama
  • signed and dated A.Walker of RYE, Sussex; Invt et Fecit. 1762
  • cut-paper, paper, string, oil on board
  • overall: 49 by 60cm., 19¼ by 23½in.
  • Made circa 1762.
held in a contemporary Hogarth-type box frame, some redecoration

Provenance

Roderick Butler, Devon

Catalogue Note

For another very rare cut-paper model by Walker from 1762 see that in the collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London (acc. no. OBJ0532) this example was possibly formerly in the collection of Sir Henry Wellcome (1853-1936). A further model, from the same year, was sold at Christie's, Masters & Makers, 26 June 2013, lot 725.
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