28 November 2000
William Callow, R.W.S. (1812-1908)
Gravedona on the lake of Como, Italy
signed and dated 'W. Callow 1841' (lower left)
pencil and watercolour with gum arabic, heightened with bodycolour and with scratching out
12¼ x 17½ in (31.2 x 44.5 cm.)
E.M. Freer, Leicester, 1841.
P. Polak; Christie's, London, 11 February 1949, lot 31 (29 gns. to The Fine Art Society).
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London, Old Water Colour Society, 1841, no. 94.
Callow visited Gravedona on his first visit to Italy in 1840.
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Please note that the dimensions of the picture are 12¼ x 17½ in. (31.2 x 44.5 cm.) and not as stated in the catalogue.
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