8 July 1997
George Arthur Fripp, R.W.S. (1813-1896)
Conway Castle, North Wales
signed and dated 'George A. Fripp/1861' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with white
11 x 19½ in. (27.9 x 49.5 cm.)
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This watercolour has now been identified as Laugharne Castle and not Conway Castle as suggested in the catalogue.
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