Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

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Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin
1812-1852
Ourcq Canal
1828
Point of brush and watercolor, over traces of pencil, on paper.
4 x 8 inches (101 x 202 mm)
Gift of Charles A. Ryskamp in memory of Alice Tully.
1993.23

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Signed at lower right in pen and brown ink, "A Pugin"; inscribed, signed and dated on verso in pen and brown ink, "Canal de l'ourck [?] / A Pugin...1828".

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Sir Henry Freeling Bt (1789-1841); Joseph Walter King, Eton; his sale, London, Sotheby's, 1848; William Drummond, Covent Garden Gallery, London; Charles Ryskamp, Princeton.
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One of eighty-seven watercolor views prepared for August Pugin's celebrated "Paris and its Environs Displayed in a Series of Picturesque Views", 1828-31. A.N.W. Pugin, an architect and designer, was the son of August Pugin (1762-1832), who directed the publication.

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