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Thomas Uwins (London 1782-1857 Staines, Middlesex)
This lot is offered without reserve. OLD MASTER & 19TH CENTURY DRAWINGS FROM THE COLLECTION OF JERROLD AND JACKIE ZIFF (LOTS 983-1062)
Thomas Uwins (London 1782-1857 Staines, Middlesex)

The Tarantella

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Thomas Uwins (London 1782-1857 Staines, Middlesex)
The Tarantella
signed 'Thos Uwins.'
graphite on paper
12 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (320 x 206 mm.)
Provenance
with Alister Mathews, Bournemouth, where acquired by the current owner, 1968.
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Lot Essay

The figures are related to those in an 1842 painting by Uwins, Italian mother teaching her child the Tarantella (London, Victoria and Albert Museum). The Tarantella is a southern Italian folk dance named after the town of Taranto. Uwins was in Italy from 1824-31.
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