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    Sale 5902

    Christie's Interiors

    17 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 181

    G.F. Sargent (fl.1830-1840)

    A child's wake at Elvas (illustrated); and The market place at Elvas

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    G.F. Sargent (fl.1830-1840)
    A child's wake at Elvas (illustrated); and The market place at Elvas
    the first inscribed 'A childs Wake at Elvas. Sept. 20 1834' (lower right) and further inscribed with a description of the custom of childrens' wakes in Portugal and noting the death of the Duke of Braganza on 24 September 1834 (on reverse); and the second inscribed 'Market Place at Elvas.' (lower right)
    pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour
    8½ x 11¼ in. (22 x 28.5 cm.) and smaller (2)


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