15 November 2007,
Price realised GBP 6,875
GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
James Webb (1825-1895)
signed and dated 'James Webb 1876' (lower right) and further signed, dated and inscribed 'Givet France James Webb 1876 Painted for P. HENDON ESQ do not varnish this picture for ten years'
oil on canvas
39¾ x 59¾ in. (101 x 151.7 cm.)
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