MYLES BIRKET FOSTER | The West front of the Cathedral, Burgos, Spain 
MYLES BIRKET FOSTER | The West front of the Cathedral, Burgos, Spain 
MYLES BIRKET FOSTER | The West front of the Cathedral, Burgos, Spain 
MYLES BIRKET FOSTER | The West front of the Cathedral, Burgos, Spain 
MYLES BIRKET FOSTER | The West front of the Cathedral, Burgos, Spain 
MYLES BIRKET FOSTER | The West front of the Cathedral, Burgos, Spain 
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MYLES BIRKET FOSTER | The West front of the Cathedral, Burgos, Spain 

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

MYLES BIRKET FOSTER | The West front of the Cathedral, Burgos, Spain 

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Details

Description

MYLES BIRKET FOSTER

North Shields, Northumberland 1825 - 1899 Weybridge, Surrey

The West front of the Cathedral, Burgos, Spain 


Watercolour over pencil;

signed lower left: B Foster.

184 by 154 mm (drawing)

261 by 235 mm (frame)


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Condition Report

The watercolour pigments have remained fresh. The paper has yellowed a little with time. There is a foxmark in the sky. There is a subtle water stain in the sky to the left of the tower, and another nearing the top right corner of the image.


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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

With Chris Beetles, London, by 1998

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Online bidding closed20 Sep 2019 | 04:30 PM GMT