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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 146

    Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938)

    The Giant Lantern

    Price Realised  

    Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938)
    The Giant Lantern
    signed 'Mortimer Menpes' (lower right)
    pencil and watercolour
    10¼ x 6½ in. (26 x 16.5 cm.)


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    A similar watercolour can be found in Mortimer Menpes, Japan: a record in colour, transcribed by Dorothy Menpes, London, 1905, p. 28.
    For a note on the artist, see lot 144.

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    Exhibited

    London, The Fine Art Society, Opening the Window: British Artists in Meiji Japan 1880-1900, 1991, no. 36.