21 November 2001
Richard Brunton, early 19th century
View on the Hooghly, above Calcutta, India
signed 'R Brunton' (lower right) and inscribed and dated 'On the Hooghly below Barrackpoor/Sept. 1820.' (lower right, in the margin)
pencil and watercolour with scratching out, on the artist's original mount
9¾ x 13¼ in. (24.8 x 33.6 cm.)
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A watercolour of a similar view by this artist sold at Christie's, London, 28 September 2001, lot 334 (£4,112).
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