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William Alexander (Maidstone 1766-1816)
THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN
William Alexander (Maidstone 1766-1816)

View from the South West, Cassiobury, Hertfordshire

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William Alexander (Maidstone 1766-1816)
View from the South West, Cassiobury, Hertfordshire
with inscription 'Cassiobury,/from the south west./W. Alexander./1767-1819' (on a label attached to the reverse)
pencil and watercolour
11½ x 17¾ in. (29.3 x 45.2 cm.)
Provenance
C. Morland Agnew.
Hugh L. Agnew.
with Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd., no. 44481.
Literature
J. Britton, The History and Description of Cassiobury Park, Hertfordshire, the Seat of the Earl of Essex, London, 1837, pl. 5.

Lot Essay

Home to the Earls of Essex for over 250 years, Cassiobury House in Watford, Hertfordshire, was demolished in 1927.
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