Lot 65: ATTRIBUTED TO MAJOR-GENERAL WALTER FANE | Portrait of Sir Charles Napier (1782-1853) kicking up the dust

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January 19, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT
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Description: Watercolour over pencil, heightened with bodycolour and stopping out;
inscribed lower centre: Kicking up a dust
Dimensions: 370 by 520 mm.; 14 1/2 by 20 1/4 in.
Medium: Watercolour over pencil, heightened with bodycolour and stopping out;
inscribed lower centre: Kicking up a dust
Condition Report: The colours of this watercolour have remained in good condition. There is some discolouration to the sheet, which may have been caused by the old mount. The is some minor scattered foxing.
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Literature: J.G.A. Baird, Private Letters of the Marquess of Dalhousie, Edinburgh 1910, p. 104a;
R. Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, vol. 1, p.334; vol. II, pl. 658
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January 19, 2017, 10:00 AM GMT

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