ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780 | A family engaged in music and play
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780 | A family engaged in music and play
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780 | A family engaged in music and play
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780 | A family engaged in music and play
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ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780 | A family engaged in music and play

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780 | A family engaged in music and play

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

Lot Details

Description

ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1780

A family engaged in music and play


Pen and brown ink with grey wash, on laid paper

236 by 302 mm (drawing)

376 by 427 mm (mount)


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Condition Report

The medium is in good condition. The paper has discoloured a little with time and there are some surface dirt and soft creases. In a raking light a diagonal crease which runs from left to right, towards the upper right of the sheet can be seen. There are some minor foxmarks. The sheet is not laid down. The work is sold unframed.


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Saleroom Notice

Please note that all lots in this sale will be kept at New Bond Street for 2 weeks after the sale until the 4th October. All lots after this date will be sent to our fine art storage facility in Greenford Park.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Alfred de Pass (1861-1952), L.2014e;

presented by him to the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro, Cornwall;

with Christopher Powney, London, by 1969;

acquired by Walter Brandt (1902-1978);

by descent until the present owner

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Online bidding closed20 Sep 2019 | 04:30 PM GMT