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    Sale 7591

    British Art on Paper

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 20

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

    View of Magdalen College, Oxford, from Addison's Walk with Thomas Isherwood, George Chaplin and John Rouse Bloxam in the foreground

    Price Realised  

    William Turner of Oxford, O.W.S. (1789-1862)
    View of Magdalen College, Oxford, from Addison's Walk with Thomas Isherwood, George Chaplin and John Rouse Bloxam in the foreground
    with inscription 'Poetical sketch in watercolours/by Turner of Oxford of Magdalen/College with the figures of Thomas/Isherwoood (left) George Chaplin (middle)/John Rouse Bloxam (on the/right) going round the walks and getting up their Lectures 1831.' (on a label attached to the backboard)
    pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour
    8 1/8 x 14 in. (20.7 x 35.6 cm.)


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    See lot 23 for a drawing of Rowland and Andrew, the brothers of John Rouse Bloxam.

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    Provenance

    John Rouse Bloxam and by descent in the family to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE BLOXAM FAMILY