London, South Kensington
15 May 2009
A HANGING SCROLL, 19TH CENTURY
painted in ink and colours on paper, depicting a bearded dignitary seated on the terrace of a pavilion flanked by male and female attendants with numerous children playing musical instruments and playing games in the surrounding flower strewn gardens -- 50in. x 24¾in. (127cm. x 62.8cm.), signed and sealed, mounted, framed and glazed.
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