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    Sale 7591

    British Art on Paper

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 97

    Myles Birket Foster, R.W.S. (1825-1899)

    The Young Eel Angler

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Myles Birket Foster, R.W.S. (1825-1899)
    The Young Eel Angler
    signed with monogram (lower left)
    pencil and watercolour with gum arabic, heightened with touches of bodycolour
    11 3/8 x 16 7/8 in. (29 x 16 7/8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 May 1963, lot 19 (sold 36 gn).
    with Stanhope Shelton.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 7 April 1998, lot 123, where purchased by the present owner.


    Literature

    F. Lewis, Myles Birket Foster 1825-1899, Leigh-on-Sea, 1973, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Bury St Edmunds, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, 1973.