Jan 28, 2016 - Sale 2403

Sale 2403 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 469
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
"Sketches from the Life of an Artist." 6 watercolor, ink and wash illustrations on board. Average size 6 1/4x5 1/2 inches, image. One image with clear signature, another faint, others unsigned. 1859. Tipped to old matte board, some glue residue along unseen edges.

Additional Details

One image with contemporary manuscript label on rear indicating that they were exhibited in the Royal Academy in 1859, Catalogue No. 980 and "On the frame of this picture was Christie's work as follows: 173AX." The images are titled "Early Struggles," "Patrons," "My first Madonna," "My second Madonna," "[?] and the line," and "A bit of true Nature."