26 January 2012
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHRISTIAN B. PEPER
Louis-Gabriel-Eugène Isabey (Paris 1803-1886)
A young woman standing on a rocky coastline staring out to sea, a ship in the distance
signed and dated 'Eugene Isabey.1821.'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, watercolor, bodycolor, black ink framing lines
8¼ x 6¾ in. (20.7 x 17 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 November 1996, lot 37 (as a scene from Walter Scott's The Antiquary), where acquired by the present owner.
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