The album has 70 leaves, 37 filled with watercolour paintings including exotic birds, flowers, insects and rural scenes, together with graphite sketches and portraits, many on finely embossed paper by Dobbs, De La Rue & Co, and Woofindin. Five of the watercolours are Chinese rice paper examples. The paintings themselves are all of exquisite quality, most of them signed and dated from various artists, creating one of the finest collections of late Georgian art of its type.
Artists include: Miss Coleman, Eliza Devenish, Mary Devenish, George Valentine, E. Davies, Elizabeth Barrett, Mary Barrett also M. The image gallery incorporates collages of the different paintings and sketches seen in the album to provide the best overview of these quality artworks. The 37 pages include 41 individual pieces of art, mounted one or two to a page, via triangular slits, allowing the pieces to be easily removed if desired.
Hardback, full Morocco embossed leather. X 24 cm or approximately 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches in size. Very light scattered foxing to some of the paintings/drawings.Please study the images provided, which complement this description. If you have any questions, please dont hesitate to ask and we will be happy to help. We have many other interesting and unusual items for sale, so please take a look. We take great care to package and post your item safely to anywhere in the world for the best possible price. Each of our items has come from a reputable and traceable source. Buyers can rest assured that we will provide you with a comprehensive, reliable and trustworthy service which we endeavour to make hassle free for all our customers.
We aim to answer all enquiries within 24 hours. Your satisfaction is our priority. The item "C1830, ANTIQUE 19thC WILLIAM IV WATERCOLOUR PAINTING SCRAPBOOK LEATHER ALBUM" is in sale since Wednesday, April 21, 2021. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "phoenixchild0" and is located in Winchester.
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