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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 517

    Paul Sandby, R.A. (1725-1809)

    Study of a gentleman viewed from behind; and Study of a street seller

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Paul Sandby, R.A. (1725-1809)
    Study of a gentleman viewed from behind; and Study of a street seller
    pencil and brown wash
    5 x 3 in. (12.7 x 7.6 cm.); and smaller


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    Sandby produced numerous studies of street sellers, documenting their lives on the streets and capturing their individual character. The most widely known is his series London Cries, done from ye Life drawn between 1759-60, twelve of which were reproduced as etchings.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    with Colnaghi, London.