21 November 2007
Count Alexandre Thomas Francia (c. 1815-1884)
Fishermen mooring in a calm
signed 'A. Francia' (centre, on a sail)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour, and with scratching out
5½ x 9 in. (14 x 22.8 cm.)
Wayland Wells Williams and by descent in the family to the present owner.
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Count Alexandre Thomas Francia was the son of F.L.T. Francia (1772-1839) and his pupil, he exhibited in Paris and London between 1841 and 1867.
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