London, South Kensington
30 April 2015
Edmund Garvey R.A. (fl.1767-1813)
A view of Lake Geneva with the Mont Salève and Le Môle, the Mont Blanc beyond
oil on canvas
30 1/8 x 54 ¼ in. (76.5 x 137.8 cm)
with Sabin Galleries, London, where acquired in 1971 by the father of the present owner.
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(Probably) London, Royal Academy, either 1785, no. 425 ('View of Geneva with the Glaciers'), 1786, no. 6 ('Lake of Geneva, nr Lausanne'), or 1786, no. 22 ('Lake nr Geneva').
We are grateful to Michael Liversidge F.S.A., University of Bristol, for his thoughts on this painting.
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