4 July 2006
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE ELIOT HODGKIN,
SOLD BY THE GEORGIAN GROUP AND THE VICTORIAN SOCIETY
(Lots 77-78, 97, 99, 126 and 150)
Attributed to Jean-Baptiste Oudry (Paris 1686-1755 Beauvais)
A ruined garden wall by a copse of trees, perhaps in the gardens at Arcueil
with ink numbers '8' and '18'
black and white chalk on blue paper
12¼ x 20 3/8 in. (314 x 518 mm.)
with H.M. Calmann, May 1954.
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London, Royal Academy, France in the Eighteenth Century, 1968, no. 524, fig. 178 (as Oudry).
London, Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, Eliot Hodgkin, Painter & Collector, 1990, no. 112.
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