11 December 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Thomas Miles Richardson, Jun., R.W.S. (Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1784-1850)
The Wellhorn from Rosenlaui, Switzerland
signed with initials 'T.M.R. RWS' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour with gum arabic heightened with touches of bodycolour and with scratching out on paper
15¾ x 22½ in. (40 x 60.3 cm.)
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The Wellhorn is situated at the Reichenbachtal valley at the north-east part of the central Bernese Alps in Switzerland. Rosenlaui is the highest settlement in the valley.
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