Lot 814


GEORGE CHINNERY (1774-1852), BRITISH
SCENERY IN BENGAL, 1825 (DESIGN FOR THE FRONTISPIECE)

Brown ink and pen over faint pencil lines titled and dated 1825 on the stone wall at left, inscribed “Indian buildings with cattle and a figure outside” to gallery label verso

4.3 x 6.75 in — 10.9 x 17.1 cm

Provenance:
Ex. Coll. of Princess Elizabeth, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg (1770–1840) (called “The Muse”), daughter (the 7th child) of George III of England
Ex. Coll. Baroness Gremp von Freudenstein (purchased a collection of the princess at her sale in Hamburg in 1869)
A.M. Gremp
William Drummond, Bury Street Gallery, London, UK, label verso inscribed with the provenance given above
From whom purchased by the Private Collection, Hamilton, Ontario in 1983


Exhibited:
Burlington House Fair, 1983

Estimate: $1,500—2,500


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