15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
AN ALBUM, 19TH CENTURY
containing twelve erotic paintings in ink and colours on silk, each depicting a couple in an amorous embrace in interiors, on terraces and in gardens -- each painting 7½in. x 6in. (19cm. x 15.2cm.), mounted, hard wood cover.
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