14 June 2006,
Price realised GBP 12,000
GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
Carl Haag (German, 1820-1915)
The sphinx of Geezah
signed 'Carl Haag R.W.S.' (lower right); signed inscribed and dated 'The sphinx of Geezah Carl Haag 1874.' (on the reverse).
pencil and watercolour on paper
12¼ x 23 in. (31.1 x 58.4 cm.)
Executed in 1874.
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Please not that the correct dimensions for this lot are 12¼ x 23 in. (31.1 x 58.4 cm.).
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