7 June 2001
Myles Birket-Foster, R.W.S. (1825-1899)
The Blackberry Gatherers
signed with monogram (lower left)
pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour
13½ x 27¾ in. (34 x 70.5 cm)
S. Henry Wills Esq, Chiddingstone Castle, Edenbridge, Kent.
with MacConnal-Mason & Son, London.
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A smaller watercolour entitled The Blackberry Gatherers, is illustrated in H.M. Cundall, Birket Foster R.W.S., London, 1906, facing p. 180, pl. 69.
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