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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 198

    Phillipe Rey (active Marseilles, 18th century)

    A mountainous coastal landscape with fishermen on a bank, a boat being built and a town beyond

    Price Realised  

    Phillipe Rey (active Marseilles, 18th century)
    A mountainous coastal landscape with fishermen on a bank, a boat being built and a town beyond
    signed and dated 'P. Rey 1784' (lower left, on a boat)
    oil on canvas
    65½ x 58 5/8 in. (166.5 x 149.2 cm.)


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    Philippe Rey studied under Vernet, and is known to have had a studio in Marseille, where he established a reputation as a marine artist. There are two works by the artist in the Musée des Beaux Arts, Marseille.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE (LOTS 55, 59, 64, 145, 146, 193, 198, 199 AND 207)