• The Sunday Sale - The Collecti auction at Christies

    Sale 5934

    The Sunday Sale - The Collection of the Late Christopher Wood

    8 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    Augusta Innes Withers (1792-1877)

    A still life of roses and a chaffinch in a landscape

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    Augusta Innes Withers (1792-1877)
    A still life of roses and a chaffinch in a landscape
    signed and dated 'Mrs Withers 1863' (lower right)
    watercolour heightened with touches of white
    11¾ x 17¾ in. (29.8 x 45.1 cm.)


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    The daughter of a chaplain to the Prince Regent, Augusta Innes later became Botanical Painter to Queen Adelaide. She also regularly contributed to publications such as The Botanist and Pomological Magazine, and taught flower painting to ladies of leisure.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage