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    Sale 7435

    British Works on Paper

    21 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 100

    William Turner of Oxford, O.W.S. (1789-1862)

    Sunset on Boar's Hill, Oxford

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    William Turner of Oxford, O.W.S. (1789-1862)
    Sunset on Boar's Hill, Oxford
    watercolour heightened with touches of bodycolour
    6¼ x 9¾ in. (16 x 24.8 cm.)


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    Turner of Oxford was fascinated by natural phenomena, observing in watercolour both the Aurora Borealis and Donati's comet. A number of drawings in the present technique are recorded and date from the period 1845-50. Stratus Clouds, Evening was sold in the Collection of Monsieur and Madame Gérald Bauer; Christie's, London, 22 January 2003, lot 19.

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    Provenance

    with The Fine Art Society, London.
    Walter Brandt; Christie's, London, 14 July 1987, lot 96.


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