5 October 1999
William Prinsep (1794-1874)
Calcutta from Plowden's, on Garden Reach
inscribed and dated 'Jan 19 - from Plowden's' (lower right)
pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolour
3.3/8 x 6.7/8 in. (8.6 x 17.5 cm.)
By descent from the artist to the present owner.
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