27 September 2016,
Price realised GBP 3,750
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Max Schmidt (Berlin 1818-1901 Königsberg)
Antaliiskaya fortress, Antalya
inscribed and dated 'Adalia. 11/10 43.' and numbered '25 ' (recto) and inscribed 'Adalia Südküste [...] Olsee (?)' and numbered '19' (verso)
traces of pencil, pen and brown ink, watercolour and bodycolour, unframed
9 3/8 x 12½ in. (23.8 x 31.7 cm.)
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This watercolour was made on the same sojourn as the two drawings in the previous lot.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 25 November 1982, part of lot 189, where purchased by Brian Sewell.
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