Paul Sandby

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Paul Sandby
Looking up the River Thames from Ham
Pencil on paper.
10 15/16 x 18 11/16 inches (277 x 475 mm)
Gift of Mr. Peter Josten.

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Inscribed by the artist in pencil at lower left, "P.S. Richmond," and at lower right, "Looking up the river Thames from Ham"; in a later hand in pencil at lower left, "Richmond".
Inscribed on verso in pencil at center "X / Bought at Leigh, Sotheby & Wilkinson's Sale 21 July 1853 / (Dr. Wellesley's Collection)".

Dr. Henry Wellesley (no mark; see Lugt 1384); sale, London, Sotheby's, 21 July 1853; William Sandby; G.J.A. Peake; Hubert Peake; sale, London, Christie's, 24 March 1959, part of lot 46; Peter Josten.

Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 169.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Fourteenth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1965 & 1966. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1967, p. 128.

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Wellesley, Henry, 1791-1866, former owner.
Sandby, William, former owner.
Peake, G. J. A., former owner.
Peake, Hubert, former owner.
Josten, Peter W., 1922-2019, former owner.

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