4 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE BLOXAM FAMILY
William Turner of Oxford, O.W.S. (1789-1862)
View of Magdalen College, Oxford, from Addison's Walk with Thomas Isherwood, George Chaplin and John Rouse Bloxam in the foreground
with inscription 'Poetical sketch in watercolours/by Turner of Oxford of Magdalen/College with the figures of Thomas/Isherwoood (left) George Chaplin (middle)/John Rouse Bloxam (on the/right) going round the walks and getting up their Lectures 1831.' (on a label attached to the backboard)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour
8 1/8 x 14 in. (20.7 x 35.6 cm.)
John Rouse Bloxam and by descent in the family to the present owner.
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