Lot 110: Charles Fairfax Murray (British, 1849-1919)

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November 9, 2004, 12:00 AM EST
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Description: A Garden by the Sea
watercolour
28.5 x 57.5 cm. (11 1/4 x 22 1/2 in.)
Provenance: Alexander Constantine Ionides, (1810-1890).
His daughter, Aglaia Coronio Ionides, (1834-1906).
Her nephew, Dionysos Alexander Ionides, (1912-1978).
His widow, Barbara Helen Edmunda Ionides (1913-1990).
The current owner.

The artist used the subject of present watercolour to illustrate page thirty two of William Morris's illuminated manuscript A Book of Verse, 1870. The manuscript is currently on display in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
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