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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 188 A

    A CHINESE CIRCULAR PAINTING

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE CIRCULAR PAINTING
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    In ink and colours on paper, with a lady and attendant practising calligraphy, in a giltwood frame
    The painting - 24¼ in. (61.7cm.) diameter


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    The journalist J. W. Robertson Scott is a towering figure in the history of Idbury. He lived in Idbury Manor from 1923 until his death in 1962 at the age of 96. It was from the Manor that Robertson Scott launched his monthly magazine The Countryman, which is still published today.

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    Provenance

    J.W. Robertson Scott, Idbury Manor, Kingham, Oxfordshire.