27 March 1997,
Price realised GBP 2,760
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
S. Giorgio and the Zitelli
signed 'John Piper' (lower right), dated and inscribed '1959 S. Giorgio & Zitelli' (lower left)
pencil, watercolour and bodycolour
7 x 13 in. (17.8 x 33 cm.)
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This watercolour is taken from a Venetian sketchbook series depicting the Dogana from the Lagoon. (see A. West, loc. cit.).
Lady Dashwood, thence by descent to the present owner.
A. West, John Piper, London, 1979, p.64, pl.168b.
London, Arthur Jeffress Gallery, Paintings and Watercolours of Venice by John Piper, 1960, no.17.
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