ALBUM A nineteenth century album, compiled by ?Helen Montgomery

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ALBUM
A nineteenth century album, compiled by ?Helen Montgomery

Sold for £ 456 (US$ 627) inc. premium

Printed Books and Maps

20 May 2008, 10:30 BST

Oxford

ALBUM
A nineteenth century album, compiled by ?Helen Montgomery, including 22 full-page watercolours, 8 pencil sketches, 3 ink studies, three Japanese watercolour costume figures (one on an actual leaf), contemporary maroon morocco, sides with embossed decorative panels decorated with central watercolour illustrations of birds, rubbed, small 4to, [c.1829-1841]

Footnotes

  • An early nineteenth century album, containing unusually fine watercolours, including a series of portrait studies (mostly after paintings, including the young Byron), seven studies of flowers and plants, an elaborate "chinoiserie" design, a trompe-d'oeuil depicting a landscape view and a Chinese ink brush resting on stone.
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