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    Sale 12309

    Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art, Maritime Art, Sporting & Wildlife Art

    7 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    John William North, A.R.A., R.W.S. (1842-1924)

    Maison de Campagne, Algiers

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    John William North, A.R.A., R.W.S. (1842-1924)
    Maison de Campagne, Algiers
    signed with initials, inscribed and dated '1875/JWN/Algiers' (lower left)
    pencil and watercolour with scratching out
    11 1/8 x 17 5/8 in. (28 x 44.8 cm.)


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    The present watercolour depicts North's house, 'Dar el Ouard' or 'House of the Roses', which he designed himself and occupied for six years.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, Glasgow, 13 November 1991, lot 504.
    with Chris Beetles, Ltd., London.


    Exhibited

    London, Old Water-Colour Society, 1876, no. 247.