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    Sale 7652

    Exploration and Travel

    25 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    Circle of George Chinnery (1774-1852), and others

    An album of 71 drawings and watercolours, mounted on 70 card leaves, including 18 watercolours and 2 drawings of Chinese subjects (Macao and environs), and 7 watercolours and 5 drawings of Indian subjects, the majority by an unknown imitator of Chinnery, the remainder drawings and watercolours of English and Continental scenery by and after Pyne, Buckley, Campion, Dodd, D'Oyly and others

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    Circle of George Chinnery (1774-1852), and others
    An album of 71 drawings and watercolours, mounted on 70 card leaves, including 18 watercolours and 2 drawings of Chinese subjects (Macao and environs), and 7 watercolours and 5 drawings of Indian subjects, the majority by an unknown imitator of Chinnery, the remainder drawings and watercolours of English and Continental scenery by and after Pyne, Buckley, Campion, Dodd, D'Oyly and others
    several of the English and Continental views signed, the majority with attributions on the mounts
    8 7/8 x 13 7/8in. (22.6 x 35.4cm.) and smaller
    2° contemporary purple cloth, gilt edges, contained in a leather dust wrapper with yap edges (extremities rubbed, covers and spine rubbed and worn), contained in a morocco slipcase (rubbed and worn) with brass clasp engraved with monogram 'AC' beneath crest


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    Provenance

    The artist's daughter Matilda Brown (née Chinnery), and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    It has been suggested that some of the Indian and Chinese sheets in the album maybe in part or in whole by George Chinnery.
    The estimate should read: GBP25,000-35,000