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    Sale 5979

    Old Master, 19th Century and British Drawings and Watercolours

    9 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 645

    Anthony Devis (Lancashire 1729-1817 Albury)

    Three views of Gisburne Park, from Elenthorp

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Anthony Devis (Lancashire 1729-1817 Albury)
    Three views of Gisburne Park, from Elenthorp
    The first inscribed 'Gisburne Park from Elenthorp' (lower left, overmounted), the second inscribed 'Crow Park on Stockbeck from Gisburne Park' (on the reverse), the third indistinctly inscribed 'A View from Gisbourn Park Atermire Cove/Rye Loaf Hill, Castle Hall Hill' (on the reverse)
    pencil, pen and grey ink and grey, blue and pale green wash
    12 1/8 x 17 in. (30.8 x 43.2 cm.) (3)


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    Gisburne Park is located within the Ribble Valley in Lancashire. The magnificent Georgian country house was built by the Lister family in the 18th Century.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 4 March 1932, lot 62.