21 September 2000,
Price realised GBP 4,700
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
Lt. Robert Hyde Colebrooke (1762-1808)
View of Garden Reach and the Hooghly from the Governor-General's House, Calcutta
signed and dated 'R.H. Colebrooke delin.t 1794' (lower left) and inscribed 'View of the River Ganges taken from Portico of the Governor Generals House 1794' (on the reverse)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of white, unframed
137/8 x 223/8 in. (35.2 x 56.8 cm.)
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See lot 248 for another example of the artist's work.
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