21 November 2007,
Price realised GBP 20,900
GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
Carl Frederich Heinrich Werner (1808-1894)
The tea interval druing a grand cricket match in Rome, between Eton and the rest of the world
signed, inscribed and dated 'C. Werner. f. 1850. Rom.' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with white
6 7/8 x 10¼ in. (20 x 26.1 cm.)
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For a note on the artist see lot 65.
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Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 16 May 1978, lot 229.
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