Wednesday, November 2, 2011

William James Muller - A young Turkish Boy, Xanthus, Asia Minor

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signed with initials, inscribed and dated 'Xanthus.WM./1843.' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour, on paper
14 x 9¾ in. (35.6 x 24.8 cm.)

This watercolour depicts a young boy in Xanthus, the ancient city of Lycia in a remote mountainous area of south-west Turkey, which Muller visited in 1843.

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