London, South Kensington
21 May 1997
James Charles Playfair
The Toilet; and The Engagement Ring
both signed and dated 'J.C. Playfair/72'
pencil and watercolour heightened with white
13 1/8 x 9 1/8in. (33.3 x 23.2cm.)
a pair (2)
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The Toilet, possibly London, Royal Academy, 1872, no. 830.
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