19 February 2003
Augustus Jules Bouvier (c.1827-1881)
signed and dated 'G.BOUVIER/1877' (upper left) and indistinctly inscribed and numbered '[NO]3/Ant[cipation]/By...Bouvier/1... .../... ..' (on an old label attached to the backboard)
pencil and watercolour with scratching out
12 5/8 x 6 in. (32.1 x 15.3 cm.)
with Ramiel M. Howitt, London, from whom acquired by the present owner in 1976.
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London, Royal Academy, 1877, no. 911.
Bouvier was born in London and studied at the Royal Academy. He became an associate member of the New Water-Colour Society in 1852 and a full member in 1856.
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