London, South Kensington
13 January 2000
English School, early 19th Century
Travellers taking refreshments by a cottage
with inscription 'G. Morland/1794' on the reverse
oil on canvas, unframed
18 x 24 in. (45.8 x 60.9 cm.)
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Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile
A cheaper, quicker alternative to oil paint, pastel became the perfect medium for portraits of the middle class