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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 152

    Thomas Malton the elder (London 1726-1801 Dublin)

    Design for a four poster bed and a secretaire

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    Thomas Malton the elder (London 1726-1801 Dublin)
    Design for a four poster bed and a secretaire
    black lead, pen and grey ink, grey wash, with perspectival indentations, partially indented for transfer, watermark Pro Patria
    8 7/8 x 10½ in. (22.5 x 26.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    With Richard Day.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot will be sold subject to a reserve, and not without a reserve as stated in the catalogue.

    The picture is published in T. Malton, Compleat Treatise on Perspective, 1775, pl. 34.

    This picture has been reframed in a giltwood frame and is not in a marbelised frame as shown in the catalogue.