27 November 1996,
Price realised GBP 12,650
GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
ARTHUR MELVILLE R.W.S., A.R.S.A. (SCOTTISH, 1855-1904)
Old Edinburgh by Night
signed and indistinctly inscribed and dated 'Arthur Melville/83/Old Edinburgh' (lower left)
watercolour and bodycolour heightened with gum arabic
27¼ x 20¼in. (69.8 x 51.4cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
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The Bailie Dunlop Collection.
Doig and McKechnie, Edinburgh.
Hobart House Fine Arts, Connecticut.
A. McKay Arthur Melville R.W.S., A.R.S.A., 1855-1904, p. 138, no.206.
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