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Pictures by Ancient and Modern Masters, and Water-Colour Drawings of the English School, Being the First Portion of the Collection of Works of Art Formed During a Series of Years by That Well-Known Connoisseur Charles Sackville Bale, Esq.

Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods

Reference: Christie's, 16 May 1881

The sale took place over four days, 13–16 May 1881

Lugt, Catalogues, no.41099

Copy consulted: Rijksmuseum Research Library, online at Art Sales Catalogues Online

Day 4

  • 390 – ‘King John’s Palace, Eltham; west entrance of St Alban’s; &c. 4’. Bought by ‘Palser’ for £2 5s (TG1035) (noted in the Girtin Archive as in ‘pencil’ (Girtin.10))
  • 391 – ‘Dover Harbour, &c.’. Bought by ‘Palser’ for £3 5s (the lot is noted in the Girtin Archive as consisting of nine pencil drawings (Girtin.10); they probably included TG0241, TG0314, TG1015 and TG1264)
  • 392 – ‘Dryburgh Abbey, Tunbridge; &c.’. Bought by ‘Palser’ for £1 1s (the lot is noted in the Girtin Archive as consisting of ‘pencil drawings’ (Girtin.10); they probably included TG0192 and TG0200)

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