JOHN VARLEY, O.W.S.
Hackney 1778 - 1842 London
The End of the Day - Sunset
Watercolour and bodycolour over pencil, heightened with stopping out, scratching out and gum arabic;
signed lower right: J. Varley / 1843 [?]
222 by 464 mm (drawing)
462 by 705 mm (frame)
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The work is in generally good state. The gum arabic has been thickly applied and this has cracked in places. The sheet is laid down.
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