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    Sale 5900

    Christie's Interiors

    27 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 267

    Henry Cave (1779-1836)

    View of the Gatehouse, Kirkham Priory, Yorkshire

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henry Cave (1779-1836)
    View of the Gatehouse, Kirkham Priory, Yorkshire
    signed, inscribed and dated 'H. Cave York/1825' (lower right, partially overmounted) and further signed and inscribed 'The entrance to Kirkham Priory Yorkshire H Cave' (on the reverse)
    pencil
    9¼ x 11 7/8 in. (23.5 x 30.2 cm.); and a larger View of York Minster from the south west by John Coney (2)


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    Henry Cave was a York topographer. He taught drawing and was employed by the Cholmodley family who later replaced him with John Sell Cotman. He exhibited at the R.A. and B.I. from 1814-25.

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    Provenance

    A.M. Cotman.