London, South Kensington
22 July 2009
Julius Olsson, R.B.A. (1864-1942)
The white sands of Scilly
signed 'Julius Olsson' (lower right) and inscribed 'The White Sands of Scilly/Julius Olsson/7 Trafalgar Studios' (on an exhibition label on the reverse)
oil on canvas
30 x 50¼ in. (76.2 x 127.6 cm.)
Anonymous Sale; Christie's, London, 23 June 1961, lot 157.
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