Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Myles Birket Foster - The Old Chairmender
Price Realized £31,250
signed with monogram (lower right)
pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour and with gum arabic, on paper
16 x 24 1/8 in. (40.6 x 61.3 cm.)
Birket Foster painted a series of watercolours on the subject of The Old Chairmender. A version illustrated in J. Reynolds, Birket Foster, London, 1984, colour plate E, illustrated opposite pl. 89, was printed by The Cavendish Collection and is in the Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington.
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