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Sale 2490 Lot 45
DOROTHY NEWSOME (CIRCA 1900-1980) KASHMIR. Circa 1925.
39 1/4x24 3/4 inches, 99 3/4x63 cm. G. Claridge & Co. Ltd., Bombay.
Condition A- / A: minor creases and abrasions at edges; minor creases and restoration in image.
"In the late 1920s [Dorothy Newsome and Kathleen Irene Nixon] were commissioned by the Oxford University Press to visit India and execute a series of drawings . . . while there the Indian State Railways commissioned both women to design 34 colour posters of animals and birds" (The Dictionary of British Women Artists p. 197).
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500