9 July 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
Isidore-Alexandre-Augustin Pils (Paris 1813-1875 Douarnenez)
An Arab encampment in Algeria
signed, dated and inscribed '29 Sept 1862. Alger. I Pils'
pencil, watercolour and bodycolour
11½ x 18¾ in. (29.2 x 47.7 cm.)
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