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China, Beijing | A very large watercolour of the Summer Palace, Beijing, [Qing dynasty]

Margin SchemeUK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

China, Beijing | A very large watercolour of the Summer Palace, Beijing, [Qing dynasty]

China, Beijing | A very large watercolour of the Summer Palace, Beijing, [Qing dynasty]

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

China, Beijing

A very large watercolour of the Summer Palace, Beijing. [Qing dynasty]


WATERCOLOUR on paper (910 x 1730mm.), framed and glazed


AN IMPPRESSIVE LARGE-SCALE VIEW OF THE SUMMER PALACE, formerly in the collection of the travel writer Robert Byron. Byron was in China during 1935 and 1936 after making the overland journey to the Far East through Russia, during which time he wrote his book The Road to Oxiana (1937).


LITERATURE:

Robert Byron (1905–1941), label on reverse stating that he brought it back from China in 1936

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