• Victorian and British Impressi auction at Christies

    Sale 5615

    Victorian and British Impressionist Pictures

    17 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 80

    Sir Alfred East, R.A. (1849-1913)

    Fête champêtre

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir Alfred East, R.A. (1849-1913)
    Fête champêtre
    oil on canvas
    42 x 50 in. (106.7 x 127 cm.)


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    The picture represents a section of the Moorish aqueduct on the outskirts of Algeciras looking towards Gibraltar, which features in East's Academy exhibition pieces of 1902 (Walker Art Gallery) and 1906 (Private Collection). It has been suggested that the work dates from about 1905.

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