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Count Alexandre Thomas Francia (1820-1884)
Count Alexandre Thomas Francia (1820-1884)

Fishing boats in a harbour

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Count Alexandre Thomas Francia (1820-1884)
Fishing boats in a harbour
signed 'A Francia' (in the top half of the sail centre left)
pencil and watercolour, with scratching out
9 x 14 in. (24.2 x 37.5 cm.)
Provenance
with Spink, London as by F.L.T. Francia (1772-1839).

Lot Essay

The present watercolour was executed by A.T. Francia, who was the pupil of both R.P. Bonington and his father F.L.T. Francia. Alexandre was born in Calais circa 1815, he travelled widely in Scotland and the Low Countries and exhibited marine subjects in Paris and London between 1841-1867.
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