Lot 213: AN ALBUM OF ARCHITECTURAL AND FLORAL STUDIES, INDIA, AGRA, COMPANY SCHOOL, MID-19TH CENTURY |
October 19, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: ink, gouache and watercolour with gold on paper, 29 leaves, comprising 27 architectural and floral studies plus 3 photographs, some drawings annotated in pencil in English, black ruled borders, later mounted and bound in an album gilt-stamped 'AGRA' on the front
In reasonably good overall condition, some wear to binding and spine quite damaged, paintings bright, minor stains, 3 photographs very faded, as viewed.
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Provenance: Inscribed on the opening folio 'To dear Dora, from her mother, A.S Kilburn Sept. 1917'
Dimensions: 23.4 by 32cm.