John Evan Hodgson (British, 1831-1895) An Eastern Question
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John Evan Hodgson (British, 1831-1895) 'An Eastern question'
Sold for £22,200 (US$ 37,291) inc. premium
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John Evan Hodgson (British, 1831-1895)
'An Eastern question'
signed and dated 'J E Hodgson 1878' (lower right)
oil on canvas
79 x 122cm (31 1/8 x 48 1/16in).

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  • EXHIBITED:
    London, Royal Academy 1878, no. 97

    LITERATURE:
    Henry Blackburn, Academy Notes, (London, 1878), p. 16

    "Sailors ashore enjoying a chibouque with some Easterns; amicably settling the question of the day. This is Mr. Hodgson's best work; interesting as a study of costume and character." (Blackburn 1878)
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