Property from the Collection of Sir Michael Smurfit
1853 - 1919
Say Hello to the Gentleman!
signed with initials and dated 1917 lower right
watercolour over ink and pencil on paper
Unframed: 100.5 by 70cm., 39½ by 27½in.
Framed: 118 by 87cm., 46½ by 34¼in.
The artist's sheet has been fully laid on fine linen canvas, attached to wooden stretcher which is providing stable support. The extreme edges of the sheet have somewhat browned as it would be expected from a work on paper of this age. Otherwise, the medium is strong and colours are well preserved. Presented glazed and framed.
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