[Watercolor for spray of acanthus leaves flanked by foliage] [art original].

[Watercolor for spray of acanthus leaves flanked by foliage] [art original].

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Beilby, William, 1740-1819.
1 art original : watercolor on paper ; 18 x 24 cm
paper watercolor watercolor single sided
Other Authors: 
Beilby, Thomas.
Format of Material: 
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Call Number: 
Unit 33, Drawer 7
Watercolor is mounted within cardstock frame with verso visible; dimensions of frame are 25 x 32 cm. Watercolor is also matted inside light blue mat with gold and blue borders; dimensions of mat are 32 x 37 cm.
Watercolor is design for goblet decoration featuring cartouche with acanthus leaves spray at bottom with reeds and grasses making up remainder. Watercolor is in shades of black.
"Top" penciled in along upper edge of verso.
"17" penciled in on lower right corner of verso.
"75" penciled in, and circled, on upper right corner of mat verso. Measurements penciled in along lower left corner.
Purchase; Purchased with the Fellows Fund; 2014; 1000145290
Sent to photography January 2015 for possible inclusion in Notable Acquisitions 2014 (photography no. 1000145290).
Some staining.
Object/Material Note: 
Published in Bonhams auction catalog, November 12, 2014, Fine British Glass : 141504 (lot 158) p. 114.