[Landscape scenes in four vignettes] [art original].

[Landscape scenes in four vignettes] [art original].

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Beilby, William, 1740-1819.
1 art original : watercolor on paper ; 20 x 32 cm
paper watercolor watercolor double sided
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Unit 33, Drawer 7
Watercolor is mounted within cardstock frame with verso visible; dimensions of frame are 28 x 40 cm. Watercolor is also matted inside light blue mat with gold and blue borders; dimensions of mat are 34 x 45 cm.
Watercolor includes four vignettes, each featuring separate landscape scenes. Vignette on left features building and tree; vignette on right features trunk of tree with braches extending from side; vignette at top features obelisk; and vignette in center is larger and features farmhouse at right and another home upon hill, a tree is in foreground. Each vignette is within a cartouche formed of trailing foliage in blue, incorporating sprays of roses, forget-me-nots, and honeysuckle.
"Top" penciled in along upper edge of verso; "26" penciled in on lower right corner of verso.
Watercolor, similar to the blue foliage on recto, in center of verso.
"74" penciled in on upper right corner of mat verso.
Purchase; Purchased with the Fellows Fund; 2014; 1000145283
Sent to photography January 2015 for possible inclusion in Notable Acquisitions 2014 (photography no. 1000145283).
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Published in Acquisitions, within Notable Acquisitions, 2014: AI100547, p. 20 (top), p. 21, back cover NK5102.C8 .C81n 2014.
Published in Bonhams auction catalog, November 12, 2014, Fine British Glass : 141504 (lot 157) p. 114.