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Diana Sperling (1791-1862)
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Diana Sperling (1791-1862)

A view taken from the artist's bedroom window at the Rectory, Charmouth, Dorset

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Diana Sperling (1791-1862)
A view taken from the artist's bedroom window at the Rectory, Charmouth, Dorset
pencil and watercolour
8 x 6¼ in. (20.3 x 15.9 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 14 November 1995, lot 94.
With The Fine Art Society, London, 1995.
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Lot Essay

Most of Sperling's watercolours were painted on a tour of the South of England. For other examples of her watercolours, see G. Hingay, Mrs Hurst Dancing and Other Scenes from Regency Life 1812-1823: The Watercolours of Diana Sperling, London 1981. A watercolour of The Drawing Room at Tickford Park, Buckinghamshire was sold in these Rooms 17 November 1994, lot 24.
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