3 June 2004
Lionel Percy Smythe, R.A., R.W.S. (1839-1918)
signed and dated 'L Smythe 1895' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour with scratching out
9¾ x 12¾ in. (24.8 x 32.5 cm.)
with Abbott and Holder, London, June 1993.
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London, Royal Watercolour Society, winter 1895, no. 308.
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