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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 361

    Chinese School, early 19th Century

    Study of a Breadfruit plant, Artocarpus altilis

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    Chinese School, early 19th Century
    Study of a Breadfruit plant, Artocarpus altilis
    numbered '32' (lower right)
    pencil, watercolour and bodycolour with gum arabic
    15 x 18 7/8 in. (38.1 x 48 cm.)


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    Decorative botanical watercolours were much sought after by wealthy European merchants based in South East Asia in the early 19th Century.

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