7 - 8 April 2004
BURTON, Richard Francis (1821-1890)
'Incidents will happen in the best regulated families', and 'The bird as would fight!'
the first titled 'Incidents will happen in the best regulated families' and further inscribed, the second titled 'The Bird./as.would/fight!'
pencil, pen and brown ink on paper
7 x 6in. (178 x 152mm.)
6¼ x 7¼in. (159 x 184mm.)
Anon. sale, Christie's, 16 July 1993, lot 48 (part).
(the second drawing) I.Burton, AEI, Arabia, Egypt, India, A Narrative of Travel, London 1879, facing p.26 ('An Englishman with the 'spleen' at Venice'). (2)
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