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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 225

    Carl Frederich Heinrich Werner (German, 1808-1894)

    Cyclopean walls, Mycenae

    Price Realised  

    Carl Frederich Heinrich Werner (German, 1808-1894)
    Cyclopean walls, Mycenae
    signed and dated 'C. Werner. f. 1858' (lower left)
    pencil and watercolour heightened with gouache on paper laid down on panel
    17¼ x 28½ in. (43.8 x 72.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1858.


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    Provenance

    Arthur Hobhouse, Baron Hobhouse of Hadspen (1819-1904), 15 Bruton Street, London, in 1899;
    Thence by descent at Hadspen.


    Exhibited

    West Ham Free Picture Exhibitions, Easter 1899, 5th Annual Exhibition, (according to the label).