JOHN FREDERICK LEWIS, R.A. (1804-1876)
JOHN FREDERICK LEWIS, R.A. (1804-1876)
JOHN FREDERICK LEWIS, R.A. (1804-1876)
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JOHN FREDERICK LEWIS, R.A. (1804-1876)

On the Terrace at Ischia, Italy

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JOHN FREDERICK LEWIS, R.A. (1804-1876)
On the Terrace at Ischia, Italy
inscribed and dated 'Ischia. Aug 29.' (lower centre)
pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour on grey paper
10 1⁄8 x 14 in. (25.7 x 35.6 cm.)
Provenance
Lord Northwick; Sotheby’s 5 July 1921, lot 150, as Ischia.
Sir Rutherford Alcock.
Brigadier Sir Clinton Lewis.
Captain R.C. Lewis; Sotheby’s 17 November 1983, lot 193 (bt. Agnew).
Acquired from Thos Agnew & Sons, London, January 1985.
Exhibited
London, Thos Agnew & Sons, 112th Annual Exhibition of Watercolours, 1985, no. 71.

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Lot Essay

Lewis was in Italy 1838-40, spending time on the islands of Ischia, Procida and Capri in the Gulf of Naples in August 1838.
We are grateful to Briony Llewellyn for her help in preparing this catalogue entry.

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