Lot 168: GEORGE OWEN WYNNE APPERLEY (1884-1960): THE ALHAMBRA FROM MY STUDIO
October 29, 2016
GEORGE OWEN WYNNE APPERLEY (1884-1960): THE ALHAMBRA FROM MY STUDIO
Watercolor on paper, signed ''Apperley'' lower right, titled and inscribed ''Wynne Apperley R.L.'' on a mount. 10 x 14 in. (sheet), 21 1/2 x 25 1/2 in. (frame), 12 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. (mount, sheet).
Note: The Alhambra is a palace complex in Granada, Spain. It was originally constructed as a fortress in 889 AD, then rebuilt in the thirteenth century as a palace by the Moorish emir Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar. It was converted into a royal palace in 1333 and became home to the royal court of Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492.