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Arthur Melville, R.W.S., A.R.S.A., (1858-1904)

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Arthur Melville, R.W.S., A.R.S.A., (1858-1904)
R Abdullah, The Snake Charmer

signed, inscribed and dated lower right Arthur Melville,
Bagdad 1883 and inscribed lower left Abdullah the Snake Charmer
& inscribed on label on the reverse. No.2 "Abdullah, The Snake Charmer" Arthur Melville, 2 Streatford Avenue, Kensington, London W. The property of R. Strathearn Esq., Edinburgh.
watercolour and gum arabic heightened with scratching out,
20¼ x 14¼in. (51.4 x 36.3cm.)

Provenance
Robert Strathearn Esq.,
Literature
Agnes E. MacKay, Arthur Melville, R.W.S., A.R.S.A., (1855-1904), Leigh-on-Sea, 1951, p.125
Exhibited
Edinburgh, The Royal Scottish Academy, Annual Exhibition, 1890 No.70
London, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours 1906 No. 89
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