21 November 2007
John Varley, O.W.S. (1778-1842)
Coldharbour Lane, Brixton
signed and dated 'J. Varley/1817' (lower right) and inscribed 'Cold Harbour' (on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour
10½ x 14½ in. (26.7 x 36.9 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 16 November 1982, lot 121.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 10 July 1984, lot 229.
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This drawing is typical of a group of views of the then outskirts of London, executed between 1816 and 1817. Coldharbour Lane leads from Camberwell to Brixton in South London.
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