• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5915

    Christie's Interiors

    8 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 331

    Captain John William Clayton (c.1869)

    'Final ruin fiercely drives her ploughshare o'er creation'

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Captain John William Clayton (c.1869)
    'Final ruin fiercely drives her ploughshare o'er creation'
    signed and dated 'J.W.Clayton/1870' (lower right) and further signed and inscribed as title (on a label attached to the backing)
    pen and ink
    7 x 4 7/8 in. (17.8 x 12.4 cm.); and three landscapes by the same hand (4)


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