6 June 2002
John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
Customs House II
signed 'John Piper' (lower right)
pen, brush and black ink, watercolour, bodycolour and coloured crayon
13¾ x 20 in. (34.9 x 50.8 cm.)
with Arthur Jeffress, where purchased by the present owner's mother.
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