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    Sale 7435

    British Works on Paper

    21 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 26

    Count Alexandre Thomas Francia (c. 1815-1884)

    Fishermen mooring in a calm

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Count Alexandre Thomas Francia (c. 1815-1884)
    Fishermen mooring in a calm
    signed 'A. Francia' (centre, on a sail)
    pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour, and with scratching out
    5½ x 9 in. (14 x 22.8 cm.)


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    Count Alexandre Thomas Francia was the son of F.L.T. Francia (1772-1839) and his pupil, he exhibited in Paris and London between 1841 and 1867.

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    Provenance

    Wayland Wells Williams and by descent in the family to the present owner.