21 September 2000,
Price realised GBP 705
GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
Lady Georgina Eyre (fl. 1846-53)
Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope
signed, inscribed and dated 'Table Mountain/Cape of Good Hope/...Eyre sketched/1851' (lower right)
12¼ x 17¾in. (31.2 x 45.1cm.)
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An amateur artist and wife of Lieut.-Col. William Eyre, Lady Eyre's most important work is an expansive panorama of Cape Town from the sea, now in the William Fehr collection.
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