London, South Kensington
10 May 2001
E. Xaus, circa 1888
Boats being towed off the coast of Marseille
signed, inscribed and dated 'E. Xaus Marseille 88' (lower left)
oil on canvas, unframed
8 x 12 5/8 in. (20.3 x 32.1 cm.)
and an unframed oil of a Nile scene by another hand.
two in the lot (2)
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