London, South Kensington
7 July 2016
John William North, A.R.A., R.W.S. (1842-1924)
Maison de Campagne, Algiers
signed with initials, inscribed and dated '1875/JWN/Algiers' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour with scratching out
11 1/8 x 17 5/8 in. (28 x 44.8 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Glasgow, 13 November 1991, lot 504.
with Chris Beetles, Ltd., London.
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London, Old Water-Colour Society, 1876, no. 247.
The present watercolour depicts North's house, 'Dar el Ouard' or 'House of the Roses', which he designed himself and occupied for six years.
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