4 June 2008
John Varley, O.W.S. (1778-1842)
View of a cottage, possibly Chiswick
signed and dated 'J. VARLEY/1809' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour with gum arabic and with scratching out
7 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (18.7 x 27 cm.)
with Milne & Moller, London, 1987, where purchased by the present owner.
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