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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    JOHN DEARMAN BIRCHALL, SEN. (BRITISH, 1828-1897)

    The interior of the morning room at Bowden Hall, Upton St. Leonards, Gloucestershire

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    JOHN DEARMAN BIRCHALL, SEN. (BRITISH, 1828-1897)
    The interior of the morning room at Bowden Hall, Upton St. Leonards, Gloucestershire
    watercolour and bodycolour
    9½ x 14 in. (24.1 x 35.6 cm.)
    In a verre églomisé mount


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    John Birchall Dearman, a wealthy clothing manufacturer, lived in Bowden Hall during the later part of the 19th century. He was a collector of blue and white porcelain and a patron of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.

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    Provenance

    Henry Potts.


    Literature

    C.Plante, Inside Out: Historic Watercolour Drawings, Oil sketches and Paintings of Interiors and Exteriors 1770-1870, London, 2000, no. 52.