12 September 2006
Property from an Important Private Collection, London
William Samuel Horton (1865-1936)
signed 'W. S. Horton Roma' and dated indistinctly (lower right)
pastel on paper
18 x 22 in. (45.7 x 55.9 cm.)
By descent to the present owner.
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