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    Sale 7435

    British Works on Paper

    21 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 109

    Tristram James Ellis (1844-1922)

    Epping Forest

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    Tristram James Ellis (1844-1922)
    Epping Forest
    pencil and watercolour with gum arabic, heightened with touches bodycolour
    13 5/8 x 19 5/8 in. (34.6 x 49.9 cm.)

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    Having studied under Bonnat, Ellis travelled widely in Cyprus, Asia Minor, Egypt and the middle East, scenes which he is most known for. Originally from London, he started his career as an engineer on the District and Metropolitan railway, and returned to his home city to paint subjects such as this. A version of the present watercolour, signed and dated, was sold in these Rooms, 5 June 2007, lot 178.

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    Please note that this watercolour is viewed in a frame kindly loaned by Gino Franchi, which can be purchased after the sale. For further information please contact a member of the department.