20 - 21 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
GBP 300 - GBP 500
ENGLISH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1840
Portrait of a young girl said to be Madam Hughes, mother of Judge Hughes, small-half-length, with a dog on her lap; and Portrait of a young girl said to be Madam Hughes' sister, small-half-length with a posey of flowers
charcoal heightened with white, cut out and laid down
9½ x 7½ in. (24.2 x 19 cm.) (2)
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Thomas Hughes (b.1822), Judge and social reformer was the author of 'Tom Brown's School Days.'
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By repute, the Hughes family, Ufflington, Oxfordshire.
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