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    Sale 5900

    Christie's Interiors

    27 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 275

    Benjamin Ferrey, F.S.A. (1810-1880)

    The Salle des Pas Perdus, Palais du Justice, Paris

    Price Realised  

    Benjamin Ferrey, F.S.A. (1810-1880)
    The Salle des Pas Perdus, Palais du Justice, Paris
    signed 'Ferrey' (lower right) and inscribed 'Salle des Pas Perdues' [sic] (lower left) and numbered '54' (upper left)
    pencil and watercolour
    6¾ x 6¼ in. (17.2 x 15.9 cm.)
    19th Century


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    Ferrey was a highly regarded architect and draughtsman who was apprenticed to A.C. Pugin and accompanied him on his tours of England and Normandy. He wrote a biography of Pugin and his son entitled Recollections of A.N. Welby Pugin and His Father Augustus Pugin, London, Edward Stanford, 1861.

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