Sketch, a West Highland Terrier signed, inscribed and dated 'Gourlay Steell RSA/1863/Sketch' (lower right) bodycolour, watercolour and pencil 17 1/8 x 14 1/2 in. (43.5 x 37 cm.)
The present lot has come to auction throught direct descent from the family of Flora Martin. Flora (neé Ruddell Todd), whose brother James Ruddell-Todd was an MP for Honiton in the 1830's, commissioned the painting from Gourlay Steel.
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