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JOHN 'WARWICK' SMITH, O.W.S. (CUMBERLAND 1749-1831 LONDON)
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JOHN 'WARWICK' SMITH, O.W.S. (CUMBERLAND 1749-1831 LONDON)

Ullswater from Gobarrow Park

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JOHN 'WARWICK' SMITH, O.W.S. (CUMBERLAND 1749-1831 LONDON)
Ullswater from Gobarrow Park
signed and dated 'J. Smith./1789' (lower left) and inscribed 'Ulls-water from Gobarrow Park. No 44' (upper centre, on the artists original mount)
pencil and watercolour with scratching out
13 5/8 x 20 1/8 in. (34.5 x 51.2 cm.)
Provenance
J.C. Curwen, and by descent.
with Agnew's, London, 1970, where purchased for the present collection.
Literature
C. Powell and S. Hebron, A Cumbrian Artist Rediscovered: John Smith (1749-1831), Grasmere, 2011, p. 84.
Exhibited
Preston, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, The English Lakes. Water-colour drawings by John 'Warwick' Smith (1749-1831), 1949, no. 23.
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These lots have been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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