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    Sale 5900

    Christie's Interiors

    27 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 279

    Circle of James Duffield Harding, O.W.S. (1797-1863)

    Penshurt Place, Kent

    Price Realised  

    Circle of James Duffield Harding, O.W.S. (1797-1863)
    Penshurt Place, Kent
    inscribed and dated 'Penshurst/Belongs to Lord Lisle Juin 27.-1836.' (lower right)
    pencil, pen and brown ink and brown wash with touches of white, on buff paper
    9 x 10¼ in. (22.9 x 26.1 cm.); together with An English School watercolour of a river running through a mountainous landscape (2)


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    Penshurst Place is the ancestral home of the Sidney family. The present building underwent considerable restoration in the early 19th century at the hands of Sir John Shelley Sidney and his son Philip Charles, who was created Baron De L'Isle and Dudley in 1835.

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