23 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
Samuel Bough, R.S.A., R.S.W. (1822-1878)
Loading the catch on the Berwick coast
signed and dated 'SAM BOUGH/1874' (lower left)
watercolour with gum arabic and scratching out
16¾ x 23½ in. (42.5 x 59.6 cm.)
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For a note on the artist please see lot 3.
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