21 November 2001
Ernest Arthur Rowe (1863-1922)
signed and dated 'E.A. Rowe '20.' (lower right) and inscribed and dated 'Box fence, Hever Castle/1920' (on the reverse of the backing) and inscribed 'Hever Castle/"Midst shaven lawns that far around it creep/In one eternal undulating sweep./And scattered clumps that nod at one another/Each stiffly waving to its formal brother." No 18.' (on a label attached to the backboard) and with inscription 'Hever Castle E Arthur Rowe' (on a label attached to the backboard)
pencil and watercolour with gum arabic
10 x 14 in. (25.5 x 35.7 cm.)
with Arthur Greatorex, London.
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For a note on the artist see lot 98.
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