21 September 2000
George Chinnery (1744-1852)
Chinese at cards by a wall
oil on canvas
6½ x 5¾in. (16.5 x 14.6cm.)
Purchased by the great grandfather of the previous owner in China c.1840-57.
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For another version of this subject by Chinnery see Christie's (Hong Kong), 30 September 1992, lot 1920 (HK$200,000).
For further works by the artist in India, see lots 230-233, 235, 237 and 241.
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