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    Sale 7435

    British Works on Paper

    21 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 171

    Hercules Brabazon Brabazon (1821-1906)

    Homage to David Cox

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    Hercules Brabazon Brabazon (1821-1906)
    Homage to David Cox
    signed with initials (lower left) and signed again with initials (lower right)
    pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour and with scratching out
    8 x 11 in. (20.3 x 28 cm.)

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    Brabazon made studies after many artists, including the Old Masters such as Velàzquez and Hals and in particular J.M.W. Turner, R.A. These works provide a record of Brabazon's continual process of study. They are not straight copies but rather re-interpretations in his own pictorial language.

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