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» Listings for April 2014

  1. Another Egyptian theme watercolour depicting camels passing Statues of Menron signed Giovanni Barbaro (estimate £200-£300). Sold at Dominic Winters. 

     

    Barbaro, Statues of Menron Egypt

    Improved image and details in due course.

    The title actually refers to The Colossi of Memnon, Pharaoh Amenhotep III in the Theban Necropolis  across the R. Nile from Luxor. c1350 BC.

    See update on next blog.

  2. A classic watercolour study of Lynmouth North Devon signed W. Sands (T.H. Victor) has sold today to a collector in Canada. Overall in very good condition displayed in a period frame stamped verso by the well-known retailer Gunn's of Lynton. A very collectible work by this popular early 20th C artist.

     

     

    Lynmouth, North Devon, watercolour on paper,  W. Sands (T.H. Victor). c1930.

     

    Full details at this link