• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 127

    J. Brown (fl.1783)

    View of the Country North of Morne Fortune in St. Lucia; and, Morne Fortune, St. Lucia

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    J. Brown (fl.1783)
    View of the Country North of Morne Fortune in St. Lucia; and, Morne Fortune, St. Lucia
    the first signed and extensively inscribed, the second signed, inscribed and dated and inscribed with a topographical key along the lower margin
    pen and ink and watercolour on paper
    14¼ x 21in. (36.3 x 53.4cm.); 12¾ x 20 3/8in. (32.5 x 51.7cm.)
    with two pencil sketches of St. Lucia by the same artist (4)


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    The present watercolours and drawings are probably by an English naval officer stationed at Le Carenage following Admiral Rodney's victory over the French in 1782.

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